the blogger: Ashley May is completing a journalism degree with photography and religious studies minors at Ithaca College. She is currently a freelance writer, video journalist and photographer but has also worked in print and broadcast newsrooms.
the blog: This blog will focus on selected areas of independent media to compliment a class taught by Jeff Cohen at IC.
the purpose: This blog will give readers a sense of what other kinds of news media are available apart from the mainstream and show how independent media is an important part of news today.
*If you are interested in downloading the syllabus for the Independent Media class, click here.