Thom Hartmann broadcasts from Ithaca and gives advice to aspiring journalists. By Samantha Allen ’11
Progressive talk show radio host Thom Hartmann is the first to admit that his kind of programming isn’t news but opinion. For him, it’s all about people—and their stories.
“The brain is a story organ,” he says....
As a journalism student, Cole Louison ’00 wrote for the Ithacan, helped found the independent student-run magazine Buzzsaw Haircut (now Buzzsaw), and freelanced for the Ithaca Journal. Since graduating, Louison worked for a small newspaper in Martha’s Vineyard and temped at different magazines in New York City (mainly answering phones, he says),...