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From left, Greg B. Smith, reporter at The City, and Jenni Monet, author of the weekly newsletter, Indigenously, are two of this years Izzy Award recipients for their work.

14th annual Izzy Award ceremony recognizes dissident journalism

By Olivia Stanzl, Assistant News Editor April 27, 2022
The Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) held its 14th annual Izzy Award ceremony April 26 via Zoom where independent media outlets and journalists were honored for their work.
Jenni Monet reports on the history of violence and injustice against Native Americans for Indigenously. Monet has a free weekly newsletter that gives attention to issues like the disproportionate deaths and disappearances of Native women and girls that larger media fails to address as a constant experience for the community. 

IC announces the 2022 annual Izzy Award winners

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor April 5, 2022
Park Center for Independent Media has announced its 2022 Izzy Award winners including two journalists and three media outlets.
Carlos Figueroa, associate professor and legal studies coordinator in the Department of Politics, Raza Rumi, director for the Park Center for Independent Media and Patricia Rodriguez, associate professor and chair of the Department of Politics, discuss the film.

Documentary screening shows issues seen within higher education

By Olivia Stanzl, Assistant News Editor March 30, 2022
An in-person screening of the documentary “The Unmaking of a College” was held March 27 at Cinemapolis. The documentary explores the 2019 crisis at Hampshire College.
Editor Devan Rosen, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, spoke about his book with two of the contributing authors at noon March 23 via Zoom.

IC hosts book launch discussing the impact of social media

By Olivia Stanzl, Assistant News Editor March 23, 2022
FLEFF hosted a launch for “The Social Media Debate" a book that aims to show the debates surrounding the impacts of social media on society. 
Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine and the sixth-largest city in Europe, has been heavily bombed since the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

IC community responds to Russia’s offensive war in Ukraine

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor March 3, 2022
Some of Ithaca College senior Yuliia Shcherbak's family and friends are in Kyiv, Ukraine during the Russian invasion of the country.
The event took place over Zoom and 35 people attended. The conversation covered Kashwan’s — a political science professor at the University of Connecticut, in Storrs, Connecticut, and climate and environmental justice advocate — experience with the complementary studies of the environment and politics. The event was moderated by Brenner, associate professor and chair of the Department of Environmental Studies and Science.

Climate justice activist discusses poaching issues at event

By Olivia Stanzl, Contributing Writer October 27, 2021
Ithaca College professor moderates event with Dr. Prakash Kashwan, climate justice activist, to discuss the intersectionality of the environment and politics.
The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival and the Park Center for Independent Media sponsored a Global Doc Media Series discussion about ownership in the African documentary industry.

FLEFF and PCIM sponsor discussion on African documentary industry

By Luke Haworth, Staff Writer September 29, 2021
The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival and the Park Center for Independent Media sponsored a Global Doc Media Series discussion about ownership in the African documentary industry.
The Izzy Awards — created in memory of journalist I.F. “Izzy” Stone — are given to honor journalistic work produced outside of mainstream media structures.

Independent media recognized at 13th annual Izzy Awards

By Alyshia Korba, Assistant News Editor April 28, 2021
Ithaca College’s Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) recognized the work of independent journalists and publications during the 13th annual Izzy Award ceremony.
Winners of the 11th annual Izzy Awards in 2019. The Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) has announced the recipients of the 13th annual Izzy Awards and the ceremony will be end virtually at the end of April.

Park Center for Independent Media announces Izzy Award recipients

By Alexis Manore, News Editor April 6, 2021
The Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) announced the recipients of the 13th annual Izzy Award on April 2.
PCIM Director Raza Rumi opened the discussion, which took place Nov. 18, by recognizing the ways the 2020 presidential election caused concern among the public. Among these concerns included unemployment, public health, and racial economic insecurity.

IC community members discuss 2020 election results in panel

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Contributing Writer November 23, 2020
The Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) hosted “Unpacking Election 2020” to analyze the outcome of the U.S. presidential election.
Carla Minet, executive director of Puerto Rican organization Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (CPI), accepted the Izzy Award on the organization’s behalf. The CPI won the award for its 2019 reporting on the Puerto Rican government’s lack of disaster preparedness.

Independent media virtually celebrated at 12th annual Izzy Awards

By Ryan Bieber, Staff Writer October 29, 2020
The Park Center for Independent Media held the 12th Annual Izzy Award ceremony Oct. 28. This is the first year the ceremony was held over Zoom.
Todd Miller spoke about his book Empire of Borders at Ithaca College on Oct. 22. Miller’s work focuses on issues pertaining to borders and immigration around the world.

Journalist discusses international borders and new book

By Caitlin Holtzman, Contributing Writer October 23, 2019
Todd Miller, award-winning journalist and author, spoke about his book “Empire of Borders” at an event Oct. 22.
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