Category Archives: Published

USC Annenberg-associated publications nominated for Webby Awards

Two online publications associated with USC Annenberg have been nominated for Webby Awards, the leading international award for excellence on the Internet. Religion Dispatches — a daily online magazine acquired by the school last October that publishes a mix of expert opinion, … Continue reading

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Hollihan gives UCSD talk on press coverage of China/Japan

Communication Professor Tom Hollihan gave a speech on U.S. media coverage of Chinese-Japanese relations at a University of California San Diego conference earlier this month. Sponsored by UCSD’s 21st Century China Program and the Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China, the “China-Japan Relations and Role … Continue reading

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Daily Trojan Writes Story About USC Annenberg Fundraising Milestone

USC student publication the Daily Trojan wrote a story about USC Annenberg hitting the $100 million mark in its long-term fundraising initiative. USC Annenberg aims to raise $150 million by June 2018. This is part of a university-wide goal to … Continue reading

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Seib: US needs to take a stance on press freedom

Journalism and Public Diplomacy Professor Philip Seib wrote a Huffington Post column earlier this week on why the United States should increase efforts to protect the rights of journalists worldwide. “In many places throughout the world, freedom of the press is under … Continue reading

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Forbes Features Story From Media, Diversity and Social Change Initiative

With the Academy Awards this weekend, USC Annenberg Professor Stacy Smith, along with researcher Katherine Pieper and Project Director Marc Choueiti, used their recent Forbes article to point out the lack of gender diversity in film. According to their research … Continue reading

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KPCC-FM publishes piece by USC Annenberg Knight Program student

KPCC-FM featured a story written by Katherine Davis, a student in the USC Annenberg Knight Program on Media and Religion. Davis’ article, “Religion and Culture: Mixed-faith Hindu weddings are on the rise,” explores the increased prevalence of marriage between Hindus … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg experts predict future of Facebook will be less social

As Facebook celebrates its tenth anniversary, USC Annenberg Research Professor Jeffrey Cole and Clinical Professor Karen North recently weighed in on the future of the once-unstoppable social media platform. The USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future released a study … Continue reading

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The Sacramento Bee runs story by USC Annenberg graduate student

The Sacramento Bee ran a story about a Fremont solar manufacturing company by USC Annenberg graduate student Meng Meng. The Fremont-based Solaria Corp. is posing a huge threat to Chinese solar companies who had nearly monopolized the United States’ solar … Continue reading

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PBS NewsHour features story by Health Journalism Fellow

California Endowment Health Journalism Fellow Jason Kane produced a story for PBS NewsHour about health issues associated with malnutrition and the prevalence of “food insecurity” in Orange County. Read more about the entire fellowship project. Food insecurity is the term … Continue reading

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Henry Jenkins reflects on Public Intellectuals course

Comic Artist Chandler Wood recently created the first of a series of cartoons based on the innovative teaching at USC Annenberg. The first cartoon drawing (left) captures USC Annenberg Professor Henry Jenkins and his communications course, Public Intellectuals: Theory and … Continue reading

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