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Sophomore Julia Stitely is a co-creator and producer of the ICTV show Fathoms Below. They give their perspective on trans and non-binary characters in media being portrayed by cis gendered actors. They call for change and explain how their personal experiences has granted them a unique perspective.

Commentary: Trans and nonbinary stories need to be told accurately

By Julia Stitely September 29, 2021
Most trans stories are told from a cis perspective. Trans acceptability is too often based on how easily interpretable their gender is to a cis person.
The Ithaca College Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services used the documentary, “Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen,” to start its conversation about LGBTQ representation in media.

Panel discusses LGBTQ representation in media and arts

By Charlie Becht, Contributing Writer March 3, 2021
The Ithaca College Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services used the documentary, “Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen,” to start its conversation about LGBTQ representation in media.
National Recap: TikTok is facing a potential U.S. ban

National Recap: TikTok is facing a potential U.S. ban

By John Turner September 22, 2020
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s move to ban TikTok from U.S. app stores has been temporarily postponed.
Chrissy Guest, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, was elected to serve on the board of the University Film and Video Association (UFVA). 

Q&A: Professor recognized by international organization

By John Turner, Opinion Editor September 17, 2020
It's very funny looking back. I never anticipated becoming a faculty member. I never anticipated becoming a teacher.
Junior Alex Coburn directed a film for her Advanced Cinema Production: Fiction Film class in March 2018.  The film, “Love is For Suckers,” was a dark coming-of-age comedy about vampires. The paper shes about to have published discusses a Czech New Wave film that expresses feminism through a story about vampires.

Q&A: Junior to publish paper on feminism in Czech New Wave film

By Matilde Bechet February 4, 2019

During Communist rule in the Czech Republic, movie creators had to get creative when expressing their critiques of the regime through their art. Two Czech filmmakers, Ester Krumbachová and Jaromil Jireš,...

Past Deadline

‘Past Deadline’: Trump, the media and biases

December 4, 2018

In this week’s episode of Past Deadline, host Sierra Guardiola speaks with Allison Frisch about her latest commentary about President Trump’s actions toward the media. Frisch, who is an instructor...

‘In My Own Words’: The literacy we needed to learn

‘In My Own Words’: The literacy we needed to learn

November 7, 2018

You can now listen to “In My Own Words” on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Podcasts! All month, we’ll be bringing you a little something different here at “In My Own Words”:...

‘In My Own Words’: Did We Kill The Messenger?

‘In My Own Words’: Did We Kill The Messenger?

October 23, 2018

You can now listen to “In My Own Words” on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Podcasts! All month we’ll be bringing you a little something different here at “In My Own Words” — a...

‘In My Own Words’: Framing Marie Antoinette’s Chin

‘In My Own Words’: Framing Marie Antoinette’s Chin

October 9, 2018

You can now listen to “In My Own Words” on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Podcasts! All month we’ll be bringing you a little something different here at “In My Own Words”— a...

Josh Brokaw, the founder of TruthSayers in Ithaca, writes that the  media needs to inform citizens, not distract them from the issues.

Commentary: Media to blame for death of democracy

By Josh Brokaw September 13, 2017
Your old friend and mine, one Democratic Citizen, could be lying facedown, passed out, fully prostrate in a grimy public space near you.
Janine Jackson is the program director for the media watch group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR).

Q&A: Media critic Janine Jackson to visit college Oct. 25

By Meaghan McElroy, Contributing Writer October 24, 2016
Media critic Janine Jackson will be visiting campus Oct. 25 to give a lecture on the trustworthiness of mainstream news media.
These digital competitions and projects are not new to the Park school, but one new element of the production process is that the sideshow will be run by students from “Live Event Production,” a television-radio class taught by Chrissy Guest.

Park Digital Sideshow brings a circus of events to IC campus

By Kate Nalepinski, Assistant Life and Culture Editor October 5, 2016
Four annual competitions housed in the Park School are coming together for the first time in the form of The Park Digital Sideshow.
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