Statista: Athletes from #Norway added 39 medals to their country’s all-time medal count, now standing at 368 #PyengChang2018 #OlympicGames2018


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

Senate Commerce Committee Announces Hearing To Examine Extremist Propaganda on Social Media Platforms

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled “Terrorism and Social Media: #IsBigTechDoingEnough?” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The hearing will examine the steps social media platforms are taking to combat the spread of extremist propaganda over the Internet.


  • Ms. Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management, Facebook
  • Ms. Juniper Downs, Global Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, YouTube
  • Mr. Carlos Monje, Director, Public Policy and Philanthropy, Twitter

Hearing Details:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
10:00 a.m.
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on


WaPo Sullivan: How do you use an anonymous source? The mysteries of journalism everyone should know.


Video with Libby Casey:


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.



LexisNexis Academic is now Nexis Uni

Access Nexis Uni:

Nexis Uni webinar registration (free online training):  Webinar registration page

Nexis Uni support page:

The LexisNexis Academic link will be removed from the databases list on January 2. Nexis Uni is the interface that is replacing it. The content is the same.


NEW! ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune; LA Times; WaPo

NOW Available!!!

In addition to the NYT (1851-2013) and the WSJ (1889-2000) (which we’ve subscribed for years) Ithaca College Library now has access to the following ProQuest historical newspapers:

  • Chicago Tribune (1849-1993)
  • Los Angeles Times (1881-1993)
  • The Washington Post (1877-2000)

Check it out by signing in with Netpass and viewing the checked databases on the ProQuest list of databases (click the + next to ProQuest Historical Newspapers to see the full list):