Activist and Journalist: Are they one and the same?

Activist and Journalist: Are they one and the same?

By Ben Kaplan – Ithaca College (Journalism, ’19) Journalism is a unique profession in that there is no set job description. We are learners and teachers at the same time. We dictate the news and we respond to it. We are tools of communication and of...
Indy Outlets: Hard to Start Up, Harder to Keep Going

Indy Outlets: Hard to Start Up, Harder to Keep Going

By Nicole Pimental – Ithaca College (Journalism, ’20) If building an independent media outlet from the ground up was easy, I’m sure many journalists would ditch the competitive world of corporate media. But, alas, for an outlet to be successful you need a...
Active Readers are Key to Independent Media Success

Active Readers are Key to Independent Media Success

By Cal Dymowski – Ithaca College (Journalism, ’19) In 2008, Talking Points Memo founder John Marshall spoke at Ithaca College on the importance of independent media, including the growth of his own site. Along with the idea of being...
The 2019 Izzy Award happening April 15

The 2019 Izzy Award happening April 15

Izzy Award to Be Shared By Earth Island Journal and Journalists Laura Flanders, Dave Lindorff and Aaron Maté BY DAVE MALEY, APRIL 3, 2019 Award Ceremony will be held on April 15.   The Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) at Ithaca College has announced...