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),...
Longtime ABC News correspondent Bill Diehl '63 interviewed singer-songwriter-pianistTony DeSare '98 on February 16, 2009. Tony was appearing at the Algonquin Hotel's famed Oak Room, in a show he called "Mercer, Moon River, and Me." The appearance was a kick-off for DeSare's tour promoting his new album, "Radio Show." The tour will take the popular performer across the...
Media center opens up a new world for journalism students. by Jessica Bachiochi '09 with Maura Stephens
What’s the difference between independent journalists and people working for corporate media? What separates a journalist with a degree from everyone else with a computer and access to the Internet?
These are just some...
Indie media center hosts top practitioners at symposium. by Jessica Bachiochi ’09 with Maura Stephens
Don’t ask who produced Robert Greenwald’s documentary Iraq for Sale: the War Profiteers — unless you have a few hours to kill.
More than 3,000 people are responsible for funding the film about how large...