The Ithacan has been named a Newspaper Pacemaker finalist for 2010 by the Associated Collegiate Press. Earlier this year it was also announced that The Ithacan Online, the paper’s daily website, was named an Online Pacemaker finalist.
The winners of the award -- widely regarded as the “Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism” -- will be announced at the ACP/CMA National College Media Convention in Louisville, Ky., on October 30.
Professor Steven A. Seidman retired from the Park School in May after 26 years at the College. Most recently, he served as chair of the Department of Strategic Communication and coordinator of the communication management and design major.
Seidman spent four years researching and writing his book, Posters, Propaganda, and Persuasion in Election Campaigns around the World and...
Jeff Cohen, director of the Park Center for Independent Media and associate professor in the Department of Journalism, recently had two columns featured on the front page of the Huffington Post.
One column focused on WikiLeaks and the release of classified Afghan war documents, and the other focused on The Colbert Report and host Stephen Colbert’s interview with Assistant Secretary of State Michael Posner about the U.S. prison population.
Ithaca College is #2 in the Great Radio Station category according to Princeton Review’s 2011 edition of “The Best 373 Colleges.” Ithaca has two student-operated stations — 92 WICB and VIC Radio, based in the Roy H. Park School of Communications.
Since 2003, Ithaca has been ranked in the top 10 of the “Best Radio Station” category, reaching the #1 spot in 2010.
Professor Steve Seidman was guest editor of a special issue of the Journal of Visual Literacy on the visual dimensions of political communications, published in July 2010. The five articles included in the Spring issue of the journal were written by scholars in three countries—the United States, Sweden, and Austria—with two of the articles by professors in the Roy H. Park School of Communications: Seidman and Assistant Professors Cory Young and Arhlene Flowers.