The Ithacan has been named one of 10 national finalists for the Columbia Scholasstic Press Association’s 2017 Crown Award in the competition’s “hybrid” category. The Hybrid category is defined as “print publications that provide live coverage via website between print editions.”
The list of finalists in the category this year includes publications from Indiana University, Iowa State University, Pennsylvania State University, the University of Pennsylvania and Oklahoma State University, among others. The winners, who receive either a Gold or Silver Crown, will be announced at the Spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 11–14.
Ithacan Staff Writer Max Denning, a junior journalism major from Portland, Oregon, has been awarded the First Place National Mark of Excellence Award for General News Reporting for 2015 by the Society of Professional Journalists.
The award was for Denning's story “This Shouldn't Happen Here," which covered Ithaca College resident assistants' protest against alleged racial aggression and harassment by Public Safety officers. It appeared in the September 3, 2015, issue of The Ithacan.
A panel of the National Advertising Review Board (NARB) has recommended that DirecTV, LLC, modify claims made for its satellite television services to better disclose to consumers that limited programming is available in 4k, or ultra high-definition format, modify its claims that DirecTV is wireless, and discontinue a “free upgrade” to Genie HD DVR claim.
Boxing champion, fitness expert and television personality Laila Ali visited Ithaca College on Sept. 29, where she spoke to the campus community on topics ranging from overcoming obstacles and achieving goals to media portrayals of disabilities.
Join us for the Park School's Digital Sideshow on Friday, October 7 on the front lawn. Using an outside LED screen, Park is hosting a series of sequential digital presentations with high visual impact. Along with the schedule of events, come and see innovative demonstrations of virtual reality, 3D printing and MORE!