Category Archives: Awards

Social network theory pioneer Mark Granovetter wins 2013 Everett M. Rogers Award

Stanford Professor of Sociology Mark Granovetter is the recipient of the 2013 Everett M. Rogers Award. Cited over 24,000 times, Granovetter’s 1973 paper “The Strength of Weak Ties” is a social science classic and a milestone in network theory. Our … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg co-written paper wins cross-cultural design award

A paper co-written by USC Annenberg Communication Professor Margaret McLaughlin and doctoral students Yujung Nam and Zheng An received the top paper award from the 5th International Conference on Cross-Cultural Design. Their work, “Technology-Based Medical Interpretation for Cross-Language Communication: In-Person, … Continue reading

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Student journalists, faculty and alumni win big at the 55th SoCal Journalism Awards

Annenberg student journalists took home 13 awards Sunday night at the Los Angeles Press Club’s 55th SoCal Journalism Awards held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Neon Tommy, Annenberg’s student-operated news site, took home 10 awards while Annenberg TV News (ATVN), … Continue reading

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USC Neighbhorhood Debate Alliance receives $30,000 UNO Grant

On June 11, the USC Neighborhood Debate Alliance was awarded a $33,757 grant for the fourth consecutive year from the USC Neighborhood Outreach (UNO) Grants Committee. “I am incredibly grateful,” Director of Debate and Forensics Gordon Stables said. “Debate is … Continue reading

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Truthdig wins 5th Webby Award for Best Political Website

By Alex Reed Student Writer On Tuesday, the winners of the 2013 Webby Awards were announced and Truthdig, a news website founded by USC Annenberg professor Robert Scheer and alumna Zuade Kaufman, took home its 5th Webby Award for best … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg news organizations recognized by Society of Professional Journalists

By Alex Reed Student Writer The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) announced the winners of their Region 11 Mark of Excellence Awards in Las Vegas over the weekend, recognizing several of USC Annenberg’s student-run news organizations. USC Annenberg’s Neon Tommy, … Continue reading

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Saltzman’s “Black on Black” honored as one of “100 Great Stories” of the last century

By Kristen Villarreal Black on Black, a documentary produced by Journalism Professor Joe Saltzman, was announced as one of 100 Great Stories covered by Columbia School of Journalism graduates over the last century. “It’s a very nice honor to be included … Continue reading

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Three PhD Students receive new Research Enhancement Fellowships

By Alex Reed Student Writer USC Annenberg PhD Students Erin Kamler, Jingbo Meng and Benjamin Stokes were selected to receive the new Research Enhancement Fellowships that are part of the provost’s initiative to support graduate education. The fellowships were given … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg PhD Student Martin Hilbert receives USC PhD Achievement Award

By Alex Reed Student Writer USC Annenberg PhD Student Martin Hilbert was selected as one of this year’s USC PhD Achievement Awardees. Every year, the awards recognize the exceptional achievement of six PhD students at USC. They are selected by … Continue reading

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Health Journalism Fellows recognized by Association of Health Care Journalists and New America Media

By Alex Reed Student Writer This week, several of the USC Annenberg California Endowment Health Journalism Fellows and one reporter for Boyle Heights Beat were recognized by the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) and New America Media (NAM). Health … Continue reading

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