ITHACA, NY — Journalist Sharif Abdel Kouddous and Center for Media and Democracy executive director Lisa Graves will discuss the importance of independent media as watchdogs on the powerful on Tuesday, April 10, at Ithaca College. Free and open to the public, their presentation will...
Join FLEFF this week at Cinemapolis as we showcase the extraordinary film, video and new media microtopia in the Upstate New York region in two special screenings.
John Scott, TV/R and Karen Rodriguez, Cinema, Photography and Media Arts, have programmed two screenings--one focusing on lyrical works and the other on documentary--that torque the concept of microtopia.
Ithaca College faculty are featured prominently in these screenings---these shows are a rare opportunity to experience the depth, breadth and beauty of the work of Ithaca College faculty, with lively postscreening discussions
The Roy H. Park School of Communications will offer a mini-course titled "Media for Social Responsibility" that runs March 29 through Saturday, March 31. The course is open to all majors at Ithaca College, and focuses on how media handles coverage of climate change and natural disasters and the responsibilities of media professionals.
This course is 12.5 hours of immersive learning, emphasizing how content can communicate social responsibility and effect global transformation.
To register on Homer:
GCOM 20000-01 (General Communications)
Sam Champion, weather anchor and weather editor of ABC’s Good Morning America, will serve as this year’s Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecturer on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Champion will discuss his career in broadcast journalism, weather-related stories, global warming, and the climate crisis.
Sponsored by the Roy H. Park School of Communications, the Jessica Savitch Distinguished Journalism Lecture Series brings a broadcast journalist to campus each year to honor the legacy of Jessica Savitch, the 1968 Ithaca College graduate who became an Emmy Award-winning NBC News anchor and correspondent. Previous speakers in the series have included Jean Chatzky, Lester Holt, Ann Cury, David Muir ’95, Andrea Mitchell, and Natalie Morales.
The Ithacan had its best showing ever at the Spring National College Media Convention in New York City last weekend. The Columbia Scholastic Press Association awarded The Ithacan two Gold Crown Awards for the newspaper and a Silver Crown Award for the website. In addition, the paper won the Apple Award for Best in Show in its category.
The details: The Newspaper Gold Crowns were for Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 (academic year 2010–11, Libby Sile ’11, editor in chief). The Digital Silver Crown was for this year (Aaron Edwards ’12, editor; Honest Charley Bodkin ’15, webmaster). The Apple Award for Best in Show, presented by the College Media Association, sponsors of the convention, is based on a single-issue entry from 2011. The paper entered its "Season of Protest" issue from November 10, 2011.