The Society of Professional Journalists has named The Ithacan a finalist for the 2010 Mark of Excellence Award for Best Non-Daily Newspaper in the Northeast region. The paper is consistently ranked among the top three papers in the Northeast, and three years ago was ranked number two in the country by SPJ.
In addition, junior Whitney Faber's story "Behind the Lens," which appeared in the September 2, 2010 issue of The Ithacan, was named a finalist in the competition's feature writing category.
The winners will be announced at the SPJ Region 1 Spring Conference in Providence, R.I., April 8–9. First-place winners from SPJ's 12 regions go on to compete for the national Mark of Excellence Award in their categories.
Kati Lustyik, assistant professor in the Department of Television-Radio, has published article in Journal of Children and Media entitled, "Media Regulation and the International Expansion of Nickelodeon."
The article, co-authored with Dr. Norma Pecora (Ohio University), was published in the 2011 Special Issue entitled, "Children's Media Policy: International Perspective."
Assistant Professor Cory Young received recognition at the Faculty Appreciation Luncheon on February 22.
Sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life, the luncheon provides an opportunity to nominate and award faculty who embody the mission of the Division.
This award is given annually in recognition of collaborative partnerships with Student Affairs and Campus Life. Dr. Young received a certificate of appreciation from Career Services, for integrating this department’s services into her professional development courses.
Young teaches in the Communication Management and Design program within the Department of Strategic Communication.
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“Boomtown,” a new documentary television series from executive producer Susannah Ludwig ’93, is set to air on Planet Green/Discovery Channel on Saturday January 29 at 10pm.
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