Category Archives: Politics

The latest from Center on Communication Leadership & Policy Senior Fellows

USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy Senior Fellow Geneva Overholser was featured on PBS NewsHour to discuss national security and surveillance reporting in light of the recent Pulitzer Prize awards. Overholser, who is also a former professor and … Continue reading

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Durbin speaks live on KTLA about Sochi Olympics

Daniel Durbin, director of the USC Annenberg Institute of Sports, Media and Society, spoke live in-studio with KTLA this morning in preparation of the Sochi Olympics’ opening ceremony. “This is really an attempt to put Russia back on the map … Continue reading

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Dmitri Williams featured by The New York Times

Communication Professor Dmitri Williams was recently quoted by The New York Times in an article — titled “Spies Infiltrate a Fantasy Realm of Online Games” — about intelligence agencies that scan video game worlds to collect user data. The excerpt … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg to host 2014 global leadership conference

In partnership with the World Bank and Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, USC Annenberg will host a 10-day communication course for global leaders next June. The Summer Institute in Reform Communication: Leadership Strategy and Stakeholder Alignment … 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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Professor O’Leary talks to CBS News about the “New World Order”

By Alex Reed Student Writer USC Annenberg Associate Professor Stephen O’Leary spoke with CBS News about the growing belief in the “New World Order” conspiracy theory, which suggests that there is a group of global elites who want to take … Continue reading

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Voice of America interviews Clayton Dube about political corruption in China

By Alex Reed Student Writer Clayton Dube, head of the USC U.S.-China Institute, spoke with Voice of America about the Chinese crackdown on political corruption with regards to the recent Bo Xilai case. “The Chinese are really angry about corruption,” … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Times ran an article by Professor Cole about Syria

By Alex Reed Student Writer The Los Angeles Times ran an op-ed by USC Annenberg Professor K.C. Cole about how game theory, analyzing outcomes in unpredictable situations, is applicable to the current conflict with Syria. The decision made by President … Continue reading

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Seib: Time to intervene in Syria

Journalism Professor Philip Seib penned an article for Huffington Post calling for intervention in Syria’s bloody conflict. “Despite the allure of soft power as a way to deal with international disputes, there is no getting away from the sad reality … Continue reading

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Kaplan: Why United States should “Be Brazil”

Marty Kaplan, director of USC Annenberg’s Norman Lear Center, appeared on Moyers & Company to explain why Americans aren’t following the path of Brazilians to seek political reform. “We have unemployment and hunger and crumbling infrastructure and a tax system … Continue reading

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