Monthly Archives: April 2012

Dean Wilson credits his Academy election to USC Annenberg’s achievements

Dean Ernest J. Wilson III said his April 17 election to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences is a testament to the innovation and successes occurring at USC Annenberg. “It’s flattering to have been asked to join this very … Continue reading

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Dean Wilson elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Dean Ernest J. Wilson III has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies. “Dean Wilson and Distinguished Professor Midori (another USC faculty member elected) continue to advance their respective fields … Continue reading

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Selden Ring 2012: Seattle Times reporters rewarded for methadone stories that revealed danger to patients

By Gretchen Parker Sounding a note of optimism about the future of investigative journalism, Seattle Times journalists Michael J. Berens and Ken Armstrong spoke to USC Annenberg student reporters and faculty this week, at a lunchtime forum and an award … Continue reading

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Map to reimagine bicycling in south L.A. released by USC Annenberg and community partnership

A new map developed by USC Annenberg faculty and researchers, along with community organizers, is the first of its kind – designed with the input of residents and organizers to encourage biking in South LA while highlighting social justice. The … Continue reading

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Professor Jenkins: “Play is at the heart of learning”

Henry Jenkins, Provost’s Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts, told Anthony Salcito‘s “daily edventures” blog that play should be encouraged in an academic environment. “Give yourselves and your students permission to play,” Jenkins said. “Schools often see play as disrupting educational … Continue reading

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Trope dissects Hollywood and its meaning

Communication professor Alison Trope presented a talk on the multi-faceted nature of Hollywood in an April 9 Research Seminar held at USC Annenberg. Trope recently published a book titled “Stardust Monuments: The Saving and Selling of Hollywood” in which she discussed … Continue reading

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Grad student Watson writes CJR article about rising unpublishing requests

Graduate School of Journalism student Dan Watson, editor of USC Annenberg’s student-run Neon Tommy digital website, wrote an article for the Columbia Journalism Review about the ethics of unpublishing articles from online archives. Watson documented the case of a woman … Continue reading

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Summit Shows Off Annenberg Innovation Lab’s Range

By Jeremy Rosenberg The USC Annenberg Innovation Lab – a growing powerhouse launched less than 17 months ago – hosted its second annual conference, and first Innovation Summit on March 30. A standing-room only crowd with more viewing the proceedings … Continue reading

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School of Journalism honored with national diversity award from AEJMC

By Gretchen Parker The School of Journalism’s commitment to diversity – in hiring, enrolling, programming and community outreach – has been honored with the national Equity & Diversity Award from AEJMC. The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication … Continue reading

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Eric Burse named NABJ’s Student Journalist of the Year

The National Association of Black Journalists announced Monday that Eric Burse (B.A. Broadcast Journalism, ’13) won its student journalist of the year award, becoming the second consecutive USC Annenberg student to win the national prize. Recent alumna Ashley Williams, then … Continue reading

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