The rhythmic plucks of strings echo throughout the Barnes Hall auditorium at Cornell University as they bounce off of its high wooden ceilings. Just as the audience is drawn in to the sound, the music suddenly takes an unexpected turn as the strings are then played with drum-sticks followed by a violin bow and then […]

Jeff Cohen: Josh Marshall on the Growth of Talking Points Memo and Independent Media. I enjoyed this article because Marshall breaks down how his site TPM became such a success by using his readers to help him and his staff report. When asked what type of journalism his site does, he described it as “a […]

Response to I Can Haz Cheezburger This article was interesting to me because it showed how a regular joe such as Eric Nakagawa can create a profitable business with simple creativity and originality. The article calls him an ‘accidental entrepreneur’ because his site exploded after one little photo that was an inside joke. Nakagawa said […]

With the exception of a few dog walkers and elderly couples strolling through the fall breeze, Robert Treman Park is at a standstill when the sound of construction workers in the distance breaks the serenity of Wednesday morning. The changing of the seasons, melancholic for some, has a different meaning for James Dunn, Ithaca‚Äôs Park […]