The NBA has a huge presence on social media. They recently were the fist major sports league to surpass 1 billion social media likes and followers. The growing fan and media impact on the game via social media platforms has led to people looking for as much coverage as they can possibly get. Reporters are… Read More Reporting the NBA on Social Media
For the work Kendrick Lamar did on his 2015 album, To Pimp A Butterfly, he has received a serious amount of well-deserved recognition. The Grammys should prove to continue that trend, as Lamar leads all artists by being nominated for 11 awards, the second most nominations for one night in the event’s history. While his… Read More How Will Kendrick Lamar Do at the Grammy Awards?
On Monday in Mobile and Social Media Journalism class, we had the opportunity to Skype with Buzzfeed mobile news editor and Ithaca College/Park School alum Aaron Edwards. Edwards, who works on reporting structure and functionality of the Buzzfeed app, is very outgoing on Twitter and was able to share some cool career advice along with giving… Read More Reaction to Skyping with Aaron Edwards
By Matt Constas, Sam Kuperman and Will LeBlond Matt, Sam and Will discuss Ithaca economics for Ithaconomy, with Ithaca Times reporter Josh Brokaw joining in on an interview to talk about the local happenings and what’s in the works for him. We’ll delve into all things local economics including TCAT discussions, the housing situation in… Read More The Ithaconomy Podcast
Campus Advantage, a company that develops and manages student housing, has created a proposal for a building to replace the Elmira Savings Bank at the State Street Triangle, with the potential to bring hundreds of new residents and jobs to Downtown Ithaca. While there is plenty of excitement about the building’s potential, some voices throughout… Read More Student Housing Proposal for State Street Triangle Prompts Debate in Ithaca
By Matt Constas, Frances Johnson and Lindsey Witmer Colorful threads hang off of four different looms near the entrance of Handwork, a well-lit craft store in Ithaca. The clicking of the wooden machines can be heard throughout the store. June Szabo is leaned over a small floor loom, with her feet on the treadles, which… Read More Local artist shares weaving skills with the public
By Kellen Beck and Matt Constas The first ever Hoops for Troops three vs. three basketball tournament took place on the morning of Halloween at Ithaca High School. The event was presented by the Ithaca Elite Basketball Club (IEBC), an Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) organization founded by Khalil Griffith and James “Rudy” Williams in its… Read More Local athletics club holds first ever Hoops for Troops basketball tournament fundraiser