Monthly Archives: July 2012

NBC Sports hires 21 USC Annenberg students for Summer Olympics Internship

Twenty-one USC Annenberg students will have an extraordinary view of the 2012 Olympic Games as interns for NBC Sports in London and New York. USC Annenberg is one of five schools across the country that the television network specifically targeted … Continue reading

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Professor Suro joins Haynes Foundation Board of Trustees

The John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation announced that journalism professor Roberto Suro has been elected elected to its Board of Trustees. Suro joins Rick Hernandez, president and CEO of Inter-Con Security Systems, as new Board members. “Rick Hernandez … Continue reading

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AIDS Quilt Touch on display in D.C.

AIDS Quilt Touch, the digital version of the AIDS Quilt in Washington, D.C. that was previously mentioned on this blog, will be on display throughout the Capitol during the summer. Professor and USC Annenberg Innovation Lab Director Anne Balsamo and … Continue reading

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Undergraduate student wins two AP awards

Undergraduate student Sean Patrick Lewis received two Mark Twain Awards from the Associated Press Television and Radio Association (APTRA) for packages he completed for USC Annenberg classes. “It was exciting and a true honor to be recognized for my student work by professionals … Continue reading

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Grad student Carino presents “Tibet’s Sacrifice” at Comic-Con

USC Annenberg graduate student Dan Carino promoted his journalism comic “Tibet’s Sacrifice: Exiled Lives” at Comic-Con 2012, a convention celebrating all things comic book, in San Diego. “As a panelist, it was an amazing experience to share the floor with a … Continue reading

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Columbia Journalism Review says Overholser helped change the media business

The Columbia Journalism Review included School of Journalism Director Geneva Overholser on its list of 40 women who changed the media business during the past 40 years. The article, titled “The Divine Sisterhood,” referenced Overholser as a “Pulitzer Prize-winning editor of the … Continue reading

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StoriesFrom, a global storytelling platform, launched by alumni’s Tiziano Project

The Tiziano Project, which is run by numerous USC Annenberg alumni and provides struggling regions with journalism training and equipment to promote global collaborative journalism, launched StoriesFrom at the Dokufest 2012 film festival in Prizren, Kosovo. The website is a forum that … Continue reading

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Chronicle of Higher Ed: Balsamo’s Digital AIDS Quilt to be powerful research tool

By Jessica Zech Student Writer The Chronicle of Higher Education featured professor Anne Balsamo, director of learning at the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab, and her plans to make the digital AIDS Quilt a powerful research tool. Balsamo and her team … Continue reading

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A. Michael Noll celebrates communication satellite’s 50th anniversary

Communication professor emeritus A. Michael Noll wrote articles celebrating the 50th anniversary of the communication satellite Telstar. Telstar was the first active relay satellite that received a signal from Earth and resubmitted it back down to connect people on opposite … Continue reading

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36 students from Communication University of China visit School

Communication professor Tom Hollihan is hosting a delegation of 36 students from the Communication University of China this week at USC Annenberg. The students will hear lectures by USC Annenberg communication professors Hollihan, Ben Lee, Dan Durbin and Taj Frazier. The … Continue reading

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