Category Archives: Quoted

Professor Smith talks about the NFL with Trib Total Media

Trib Total Media quoted USC Annenberg Clinical Associate Professor Christopher Smith in an article about the National Football League’s growing success on television. Despite the NFL continually showing more programming on more nights of the week, ratings for live football … Continue reading

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Research Project from Annenberg Institute of Sports, Media & Society featured on Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America recently featured the latest project from the USC Annenberg Institute of Sports, Media & Society. Led by Director Daniel Durbin, the institute is putting together a digital library of oral histories told by African-American Major League Baseball … Continue reading

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Marty Kaplan talks about Ellen DeGeneres to the New York Times

USC Annenberg Professor Marty Kaplan was quoted in a recent New York Times article about talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. DeGeneres will host the Academy Awards for the second time on March 2, a gig she compared to “jumping out … Continue reading

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Mediashift highlights Sasha Anawalt for innovative teaching strategy

Professor Sasha Anawalt and the USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program were featured in a recent PBS Mediashift article titled “The J-School Scrum: Bringing Agile Development Into the Classroom.” The piece explained how Anawalt, director of arts journalism programs, uses a … Continue reading

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Professor Williams talks about measuring social value on “Big Data Download”

USC Annenberg Associate Professor Dmitri Williams spoke with Yahoo!’s “Big Data Download” about his new startup Ninja Metrics and how they track the social value of consumers. “Social value is useful in acquisition, retention and monetizing current customers,” said Williams. … Continue reading

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Brabham on reshaping McDonald’s corporate PR

Professor Daren C. Brabham spoke with NPR’s Marketplace on the need for McDonald’s to revamp their internal corporate communication structure. Brabham called for an improvement in company culture following a flood of negative PR surrounding its internal resource site for employees, McResource. … Continue reading

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Burghardt Tenderich speaks on Snapchat security

Professor Burghardt Tenderich spoke on KPCC’s “Take Two” concerning a recent security breach on the popular photo messaging app Snapchat. Earlier this month, hackers leaked the names and phone numbers of 4.6 million users, leading many to question the security of … Continue reading

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Professor Anawalt featured in November issue of Art in America

USC Annenberg professor Sasha Anawalt was interviewed for a feature in the November issue of Art in America magazine about the changing field of art criticism and arts journalism. “What’s great about our times is that the playing field in … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg News Roundup: December 16, 2013

The Hollywood Reporter: Geena Davis’ Two Easy Steps to Make Hollywood Less Sexist The Hollywood Reporter published a story by actress Geena Davis about gender inequality in film and television. The story featured research done by USC Annenberg Professor Stacy … Continue reading

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New York Times cites Smith study on gender representation in film

The New York Times recently ran an op-ed featuring the work of Communication Professor Stacy Smith. In the article, the Times cited Smith’s 2013 study that charted screen time for women in Hollywood blockbusters. “Earlier this year, the Annenberg School … Continue reading

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