Monthly Archives: May 2012

Greetings from Cape Town!

* This is the first in a series of dispatches from Cape Town, South Africa, where five USC Annenberg students are working as interns for eight weeks. Journalism professor Erna Smith serves as a faculty advisor for the team, which … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg and LSE celebrate 10th anniversary of Global Communication degree partnership

By Jackson DeMos Scholars from Los Angeles and London kicked off the Global Communication 10th Anniversary Celebration at USC Annenberg on May 17 by analyzing the roles global universities — and their students and alumni — should play in the world’s development … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg and KQED’s The California Report produce in-depth “20something” series on lives of young Californians

By Gretchen Parker USC Annenberg has teamed up with KQED’s statewide radio service, The California Report, to produce an in-depth series titled “20something” that explores the intimate spaces of young people’s lives. The series debuts today, with new episodes airing … Continue reading

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New study to explore media diversity in Southern California

A project exploring diversity and accessibility of media within the greater Los Angeles area is underway at USC Annenberg. Funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the study is using a national panel of experts to discover … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg and LSE celebrate Global Communication’s 10-year anniversary with May 17-19 conference

USC Annenberg and the London School of Economics and Political Science host a three-day conference starting tomorrow to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the M.A./MSc in Global Communication joint master’s degree program. There will be keynote addresses by LSE Director-Designate … Continue reading

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HH&S director Buffington to talk at Atlanta summit on ‘Sustaining U.S. Leadership in Global Health and Water’ and deliver presentation at CDC

By Russell DeVita Hollywood, Health & Society Director Sandra de Castro Buffington will participate in a summit meeting in Atlanta on May 21 titled “Sustaining U.S. Leadership in Global Health and Water.” The conference, which is being co-sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Class of 2012!

By Gretchen Parker and Jeremy Rosenberg As part of the University of Southern California’s 129th Commencement Ceremonies, USC Annenberg celebrated the conferral of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to 872 students on May 11. (View photos here.) Dean Ernest J. Wilson … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg announces Knight Grants for Reporting on Religion and American Public Life

USC Annenberg announced this week that applications are now being accepted for Knight Grants for Reporting on Religion and American Public Life. The competition, sponsored by the Knight Program in Media and Religion, provides funding for projects that explore how … Continue reading

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Students live tweet Milken Institute Global Conference

By Jeremy Rosenberg Six M.A. in Strategic Public Relations students played key roles in summarizing, analyzing and distributing comprehensive real-time social media content during the 2012 Milken Institute Global Conference. The students – variously dubbed “Annenberg Ambassadors” and the “Annenberg Tweetforce” … Continue reading

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Sigismondi moderates Digital Hollywood panel

Communication professor Paolo Sigismondi was the moderator of the May 3 Video Innovation! Social Video, Real-Time Video, Face-to-Face Video – Communication and Commerce panel at the Digital Hollywood conference in Marina del Rey, Calif. Digital Hollywood is a conference where executives … Continue reading

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