Posts Tagged ‘Journalism’
Syracuse Fashion Week came to a climax last night along a runway on Walton Street. The increasingly popular Syracuse Style event drew hundreds (and more if you counted those watching from local pubs and restaurants) downtown to check out the latest in what to wear. CNY Central’s Michael Benny returned as the host, but this year worked with TK99’s Lisa Chelenza. Techno background beats were provided by Tom P of Pax Effex.
This year’s event benefited the Landmark Theater.
We also found out about an event called Syracuse Fashion Weekend, which will take place Friday, October 11, 2013 at the OnCenter.
“Diverse voices matter in media, and we need more, not less”
-Roland Martin (via Twitter, this afternoon)
Journalist Roland Martin led a discussion at Syracuse University this evening about his career and current issues in journalism. During his opening Martin stressed the importance of personal credibility, diverse voices to tell stories and taking advantage of multi-talents as a journalist/business person.
Today was the last column Dick Case wrote for the Post Standard.
In NYC yesterday she was honored along with with legendary journalists such as Mike Wallace and Len Berman. Tonight, Hall of Fame journalist Jackie Robinson was the honoree at a community celebration for her retirement here in Syracuse. The roster of speakers and honors included representatives from the Mayor’s Office, Syracuse University, the Newhouse School, community leaders and the Onondaga County Legislature.
She was called out for being not only a great role model, but also a community activist and a great mother and wife.