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From left, junior Joshua Fuller, Alex Estabrook, instructor of the Esports Content Production class, and sophomore Alex Tchiprout work at the Studio B switcher.

New course introduces students to esports marketing

By Dean Gutic, Staff Writer April 25, 2023
While many of the courses offered in Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications are traditional media courses, there is a new course that has made its debut in a much more niche subject.
Despite the growth of the sports media program at Ithaca College since 2017, the number of women currently enrolled in the major has stagnated.

IC sports media major struggling to fix its widening gender gap

By Aidan Charde, Assistant Sports Editor March 24, 2022
While the number of men in the sports media major at Ithaca College has continued to grow, the number of women has stagnated.
From left, senior Brandon Ehrlich, Mead Loop, program director of sports media, and Callie Danyo organized a panel about Esports, fantasy sports and gambling.

Ithaca College students organize panel about sports coverage

By Connor Glunt, Sports Editor October 28, 2021
Three senior Ithaca College sports media students organized and hosted a panel discussing how Esports, fantasy sports and gambling are causing the coverage of sports to change.
Ellen Staurowsky, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, working with the Women’s Sport Media Incubator class on March 2. This is the first semester the class is being taught.

Professor introduces course to focus on women in sport media

By Connor Glunt, Assistant sports editor March 3, 2021
The Park School of Communications introduced a new course this semester to highlight women in sports media.
Ellen Staurowsky, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, highlights research from her report with Ramogi Huma, executive director of National College Players Association, titled “How the NCAA Robs Predominantly Black Athletes of Billions in Generational Wealth.”

Professor earns national recognition for college sport research

By Aidan Charde, Staff Writer September 18, 2020
Ellen Staurowsky has returned to IC’s sports media program just as her research on racial inequality in college athletics earns national recognition.
Susan Bassett  ’79, director of intercollegiate sports, hands Dan Swanstrom, new football head coach, a jersey with the No. 10 to represent him being the 10th coach in school history.

New Ithaca College football head coach addresses community

By Danielle Allentuck, Sports Editor December 13, 2016
Dan Swanstrom, the new head coach of the Ithaca College football team, announced he will be evaluating the whole program during a news conference Dec. 13.
The Ithaca College football team celebrates after scoring a touchdown against Hartwick College on Oct. 8 in Butterfield Stadium.

Ithaca College athletics hires new football head coach

By Danielle Allentuck, Sports Editor December 12, 2016
Dan Swanstrom has been hired as the new Ithaca College head football coach. He is the tenth coach in program history.
The Ithaca Journal is down to only one reporter in the newsroom after a handful of staff cuts and changes.

Ithaca Journal layoffs reflect continued staffing decrease

By Madeline Veneziano, Staff Writer November 15, 2016
Recent layoffs at The Ithaca Journal reflect a continued shrinking of the staff, which is now down to one reporter in the newsroom.
Members of the mens soccer team listen to head coach Patrick Ouckama speak after its game Sept. 12. Mead Loop, in the Department of Journalism, is the newly initiated Faculty Athletic Mentor for the Bombers this season.

Faculty Athletic Mentor Program created to help student-athletes

By Reed Keller, Staff Writer September 16, 2015
The newly initiated Faculty Athletic Mentor Program was designed to help student-athletes interact with faculty members.
Fantasy sports journalism becoming viable career choice for writers

Fantasy sports journalism becoming viable career choice for writers

By Miles Surrey, Sports Editor November 5, 2014
The field of fantasy sports journalism has grown with the developing industry.
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