Park Center for Independent Media: Nominations are now open for the Izzy Award 

From PCIM:

Nominations are now open for the Izzy Award — the annual honor for outstanding achievement in independent media named after legendary journalist I.F. “Izzy” Stone and presented by the Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College.

This year’s Izzy Award will be given for work published, broadcast or posted in 2018 by an independent media outlet, journalist or producer. The award may relate to a single piece or a body of work. Journalists, academics and the public at large may submit nominations by the January 31, 2019, deadline. The winner will be announced early next spring, with an award ceremony to follow in April 2019.

Nominations should be submitted via a brief email (250 words or less) that includes supporting web links (no more than six) and/or attached materials to Brandy Hawley at bhawley@ithaca.edu.

For more information on the Izzy Award, visit www.ithaca.edu/indy/izzy.

Past winners include Amy Goodman, Jeremy Scahill, Naomi Klein, John Carlos Frey, Glenn Greenwald and independent news sources such as “City Limits” and “Mother Jones.”

Izzy Award winners are chosen by a panel of independent judges with expertise in independent media.

Launched in 2008 and located within Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications, the Park Center for Independent Media is a national center focusing on media outlets that create and distribute content outside traditional corporate systems and news organizations.

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Emmy nod: All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone

In the category of, “Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary,”  All Governments Lie received an Emmy nomination!

Ithacans can borrow DVD 11156 from the IC Library.

From an email from Jeff Cohen:

Breaking news: An EMMY AWARD nomination has been earned by a documentary I co-produced — “All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception and the Spirit of I.F. Stone.” The movie was directed by Fred Peabody of Vancouver and celebrates independent media heroes from Amy Goodman and Nermeen Shaikh to Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald, from the Young Turks to Michael Moore and John Carlos Frey and the legendary I.F. Stone. Our doc was telecast by the STARZ cable channel; it’s nominated in the “Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary” category.

https://allgovernmentslie.com/

For list of Emmy nominees, click on word doc or PDF here: http://emmyonline.com/news_39th_nominations

 

Ithaca College: This year’s Izzy award is being shared by four journalists who published path-breaking and in-depth reporting in 2017 that exposed political corruption, environmental hazards and militarism: Lee Fang, Sharon Lerner, Dahr Jamail, and Todd Miller

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The Intercept: Two journalists from the same publication, but with very different views on the Trump/Russia story, go head-to-head in a debate

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Cinemapolis: Free Doc event from the Park Center for Independent Media. Dec 7th 7pm #twithaca

From Cinemapolis:

Park Center for Independent Media presents
All Governments Lie
Thursday, December 7 at 7 pm
FREE Admission
featuring Q & A with the film’s producer, Jeff Cohen

How many movies seen across the globe had key scenes filmed in Ithaca? The new documentary “All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception and the Spirit of I.F. Stone” is co-produced by Jeff Cohen of Ithaca College’s Park Center for Independent Media. Jeff will participate in a Q&A after the screening.

The movie – which has been seen in film festivals and on public TV channels across the globe (but is too controversial for PBS) – celebrates independent journalists who’ve exposed U.S. government deception. Stars include Amy Goodman & Nermeen Shaikh (Democracy Now!), Glenn Greenwald & Jeremy Scahill (The Intercept), Cenk Uygur & Ana Kasparian (The Young Turks), Carl Bernstein (Watergate), Michael Moore, John Carlos Frey and the legendary I.F. (“Izzy”) Stone. The Izzy Award for independent media, presented annually at Ithaca College, is named in

ALL GOVERNMENTS LIE: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone (Trailer) from WhitePinePictures on Vimeo.

 

Izzy Awards: April 12th: Save the date!

SAVE THE DATE.

April 12. Brave, independent journalists coming to Ithaca.

This year’s Izzy Award ceremony will feature honorees . . .

  • ARI BERMAN (The Nation), who revealed the 2016 election scandal of voter suppression targeting people of color and youth
  • SHANE BAUER (Mother Jones), who wrote the blockbuster expose:My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard.”
  • SETH FREED WESSLER (Nation Institute Investigative Fund), who exposed neglect and avoidable deaths inside U.S. for-profit prisons designated for non-citizens.

You’ll also meet the creators of a powerful docu-series on US structural inequality, “AMERICA DIVIDED,” which is receiving a special documentary honor. The series illuminated various issues, including environmental racism, worker exploitation, and mass incarceration.