The Edge

Countering the mainstream at the Park Center for Independent Media.

Izzy Award

Izzy Award 2024

Izzy Award 2024

The 16th honored In These Times, Mohammed El-Kurd, Lynzy Billing, and Trina Reynolds-Tyler and Sarah Conway.

Izzy Award 2023

Izzy Award 2023

The winners of the 15th annual Izzy Award were The Lever, Mississippi Free Press, Carlos Ballesteros, and Liza Gross.

Izzy Award 2022

Izzy Award 2022

The 14th honored The City, Block Club Chicago, Indigenously, and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

Izzy Award 2021

Izzy Award 2021

The 13th annual Izzy Award was presented in 2021 to journalists Tim Schwab and Liliana Segura, and outlet Truthout.

Events

Independent Media Summer Internship Opportunity

Independent Media Summer Internship Opportunity

The Park Center for Independent Media sponsors a summer internship program each year aimed at giving justice-oriented students the opportunity to work at independent/progressive media institutions and advocacy nonprofits in the nation.  Participating...

PCIM Opens Search for New Director

PCIM Opens Search for New Director

Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications is seeking a Director of the Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) to oversee the operations and coordinate all activities of the Center. The Park Center for Independent Media initiates, facilitates, and...

Nominations Now Open for Annual “Izzy Award” for Independent Media

Nominations Now Open for Annual “Izzy Award” for Independent Media

For the 16th year, the Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College (PCIM) will present the Izzy Award — named after legendary journalist I. F. “Izzy” Stone — for outstanding achievement in independent media. Nominations are now open for work produced...

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Student Work

2022 PCIM Interns Work at a Variety of Independent Institutions

2022 PCIM Interns Work at a Variety of Independent Institutions

Desiree Holz (Journalism, ’23) is the current marketing and public relations intern at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, New York. Desiree’s main responsibility this summer has been to create and manage the museum’s TikTok. She has been helping to write press...

The Indy Brief

The Indy Brief: Motherhood, Tech, and the Debt Ceiling

The Indy Brief: Motherhood, Tech, and the Debt Ceiling

May 26, 2023 The Park Center for Independent Media circulates the Indy Brief. Subscribe for a weekly selection of stories from writers and journalists operating outside traditional corporate systems. Subscribe The Headlines The Edge Motherhood, Technology, and...

The Indy Brief: Film Uses Body Cams to Document Police Shooting

The Indy Brief: Film Uses Body Cams to Document Police Shooting

May 12, 2023 The Park Center for Independent Media circulates the Indy Brief. Subscribe for a weekly selection of stories from writers and journalists operating outside traditional corporate systems. Subscribe The Headlines The Izzy Award The 15th Annual Izzy...