Amazon’s Dollars Bust Unions and News

The fight for labor rights operates in tandem with journalism – as organizers assemble workers, news outlets amplify their voices for more of the workforce to hear, coalescing a more powerful force to push against exploitative employers. This spring, media was abuzz...

Corporate Media: California Only Gets Attention When It’s on Fire

Among the many disasters that marked 2020 were the apocalyptic wildfires that raged in the American west, turning the skies into eerie dystopian shades of orange and leaving over 4 million acres of land burned in the state of California alone. According to CalFire’s...

‘Liberal’ Media Propaganda Tells the World: America Is First

If you get your foreign policy news today from CNN or MSNBC or NPR or similar outlets, then you’re bombarded hour after hour with the idea that the United States has the absolute right to impose sanctions on country after country...

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Events

Flash Flaherty Book Launch with Coeditor Patricia Zimmermann

Flash Flaherty Book Launch with Coeditor Patricia Zimmermann

On April 29  the Park Center for Independent Media and The Flaherty hosted the international launch of Scott MacDonald and Patricia R. Zimmermann’s new book Flash Flaherty: Tales From A Film Seminar (Indiana, 2021). Attended by...

A Conversation with Boots Riley: “Democracy at Work!” 04/15

A Conversation with Boots Riley: “Democracy at Work!” 04/15

The Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) in collaboration with Cornell University's Industry Labor Relations School presents: A Conversation with Boots Riley: “Democracy at Work!” Boots Riley is a musician, labor activist and director of the critically acclaimed...

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Student Work

“Home is Here” Documentary by PCIM Intern Julien Sobel

“Home is Here” Documentary by PCIM Intern Julien Sobel

“Home is Here” explores the life of Dolores, an undocumented farmworker in Upstate New York, as she talks about her experiences, her struggles, and the work she is doing to help others in situations similar to hers.  The 26-minute documentary broadcasted...

Internship: Madison Fernandez at The Ithaca Voice

Internship: Madison Fernandez at The Ithaca Voice

Madison Fernandez '21 (Journalism) has been working with The Ithaca Voice, where she's been pitching and writing lots of stories—around 40 her first month. Her favorites covered the new Odyssey Bookstore, where she conducted her first socially-distanced in-person...

The Indy Brief

Mainstream Media Says America Is First

Mainstream Media Says America Is First

June 22, 2021 The Park Center for Independent Media circulates the Indy Brief. Subscribe for a weekly selection of news stories from journalists operating outside traditional corporate systems.   The Headlines The Edge ‘Liberal’ Media Propaganda Tells the...

Stop Modernizing America’s Nukes

Stop Modernizing America’s Nukes

June 15, 2021 The Park Center for Independent Media circulates the Indy Brief. Subscribe for a weekly selection of news stories from journalists operating outside traditional corporate systems. The Headlines PCIM: The Edge Time to Stop Modernizing America’s Nukes...