Monthly Archives: November 2011

C-SPAN televises USC Annenberg event on Enron collapse

C-SPAN televised USC Annenberg’s Nov. 9 Media, Economics & Entrepreneurship event about the 10th anniversary of the Enron collapse. The discussion, titled Enron: Wall Street’s Original (and Continuing) Sin, was moderated by journalism professor and M{2e} co-director Gabriel Kahn. Former Enron vice … Continue reading

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Neon Tommy reporters provide full coverage of Occupy LA eviction

A team of Neon Tommy reporters and editors worked past 2:30 a.m. to provide full coverage of the Occupy LA eviction. The Twitter feed of Senior News Editor and graduate student Benjamin Gottlieb was nationally celebrated as one of the best. … Continue reading

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Center on Public Diplomacy releases annual report

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy at the  Annenberg school released an annual report, detailing the center’s activities during the past academic year. Check it out here. The center also released its strategic plan earlier this year. Find it here.

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Minnesota professor discusses reality T.V. shows on teen pregnancy

The Nov. 28 Annenberg Research Seminar featured a discussion with Laurie Ouellette, professor of communication studies at the University of Minnesota, on the topic: “It’s Not TV, It’s Birth Control: Reality Television and the ‘Problem’ of Teenage Pregnancy.” Ouellette discussed … Continue reading

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Kun helps compile Jewish record label’s music

Communication and journalism professor Josh Kun and the Idelsohn Society for Musical Preservation released a new anthology titled Songs For the Jewish-American Jet Set: The Tikva Records Story 1950-1973. The album is a collection of songs from Jewish music label Tikva Records … Continue reading

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The Annenberg Connection mentorship program connects students with alumni

By Ivana Banh Student Writer More USC Annenberg students than ever before will have the opportunity to receive advice on entering the working world as the Annenberg Connection program launches its 13th year of mentorship. The Annenberg Connection matches students … Continue reading

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Annenberg research contributes to book on impact of cell phones in Latin America

The USC Annenberg Research Network for International Communication presented the new book “Comunicación Móvil y Desarrollo Económico y Social en América Latina,” which focuses on the economic and social impact of cell phones in Latin America. The book includes case studies … Continue reading

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Kun to interview singer Little Willie G

Communication and journalism professor Josh Kun will interview singer Little Willie G as part of the Getty initiative Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980 on Dec. 4. The GRAMMY Museum and the Museum of Latin American Art will host … Continue reading

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Wartella discusses childhood obesity in the United States

At the Nov. 21 Annenberg Research Seminar, Ellen Wartella, the Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani Professor of Communication at Northwestern University, discussed childhood obesity, how it is influenced by the media, and what is being done to alleviate it. Wartella’s … Continue reading

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