Category Archives: Published

Slate features article from Professor Kahn about burgeoning online degree program

USC Annenberg Professor Gabriel Kahn wrote an article for Slate about Southern New Hampshire University and its growing online degree offerings. The school’s online division currently offers 180 different programs. In just five years, the private New England University has … Continue reading

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Grad student pens article for Marketplace

Alexandra Barker (M.A. Specialized Journalism) wrote a piece for Marketplace on how one disease is changing the way global restaurant chains serve shrimp. “Prices have soared to a 12-year high since a deadly illness called Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) swept … Continue reading

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Study conducted by Professor Francois Bar about communication Technology

USC Annenberg Professor Francois Bar co-wrote a series of reports on the impact of information and communication technologies in eight countries. The collective study was conducted by the Technology and Social Change Group at the University of Washington Information School. … 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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Reeves quoted extensively in advance of JFK anniversary

Journalism Professor and presidential expert Richard Reeves has been in the news extensively this month, writing and speaking on the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s death. Reeves has penned such books as 1993′s “President Kennedy: Profile of Power” … Continue reading

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CRUNCH Incubator course participants to launch new app

By Alex Reed Student Writer The participants in last year’s CRUNCH Digital Design & Incubation course at the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab recently shared their success with student writer Alex Gold. Savannah Luthi and Niree Noel started working on Connu, … Continue reading

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Inside USC Annenberg: Friday, October 18, 2013

USC Annenberg Associate Professor Sandy Tolan has already published two books: Me and Hank, A Boy and His Hero 25 Years Later, an exploration of race and sports in America; and The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the … Continue reading

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Taplin pens Variety article on future of showbiz

Jonathan Taplin, USC Annenberg Communication Professor and Director of the Annenberg Digital Lab, recently penned a piece for Variety magazine on the economic future of the entertainment industry. In recent years, all forms of media entertainment have been struggling to find profitability, … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg’s Norman Lear Center featured on Marketplace, Deadline

By Olivia Niland Student Writer American Public Media’s Marketplace radio aired a segment Oct. 10 about the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center‘s recent $500,000 grant from The California Endowment. Hollywood Health & Society, a program with the Norman Lear Center, received … Continue reading

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