Monthly Archives: November 2012

Dean Wilson delivers three-day W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture Series on technology disparities at Harvard

By Eric Burse Student Writer This article originally appeared in USC’s Daily Trojan student newspaper. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The transition to a digital society is negatively threatening and marginalizing those at the bottom, USC Annenberg Dean Ernest J. Wilson III … Continue reading

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Professor Suro quoted on America’s declining birth rate

Journalism professor Roberto Suro was quoted by the Washington Post about a new Pew Research Center study indicating that birthrates in the United States have fallen to their lowest rate since 1920. This new data, he said, should encourage policymakers … Continue reading

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Professor Cull talks about the future of the UK in the European Union

Professor Nicholas Cull, director of the Masters Program in Public Diplomacy, spoke with KPCC about recent rumblings that the United Kingdom is looking to exit the European Union. Cull stated that the rising desire within the country to detach from … Continue reading

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KCET-TV’s SoCal Connected interviews professor Lih

By Alex Reed Student Writer Journalism professor Andrew Lih spoke with KCET-TV’s “SoCal Connected” about the newest tech devices being sold during this holiday shopping season. “I think one of the biggest trends this year is that this is the … Continue reading

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Dean Wilson set to deliver second installment of W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture

By Jeremy Rosenberg USC Annenberg Dean Ernest J. Wilson III is scheduled to deliver today at Harvard University the second of his planned three-day series of related remarks. The trio of presentations carry the overall title, “Exclusion and Inequality in … Continue reading

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L.A. Press Club acknowledges Neon Tommy at the National Entertainment Journalism Awards

Two writers for Neon Tommy, a digital news site housed at USC Annenberg, were recognized at the Los Angeles Press Club‘s Fifth Annual National Entertainment Journalism Awards on Sunday. The students held their own against professionals from publications like the Los … Continue reading

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Undergrad Fullman awarded prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Senior Alexander Fullman has been awarded a prestigious Marshall Scholarship, one of the most coveted honors an American undergraduate can receive. Fullman, 22, has maintained a perfect 4.0 grade point average while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in political science at USC … Continue reading

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CCLP human trafficking research featured in U.S. News and World Report

By Alex Reed Student Writer U.S. News and World Report included research from a report by the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy in an article about the increased use of prepaid mobile phones for human sex trafficking. According … Continue reading

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Professor Kun and Idelsohn Society release compilation holiday album

By Alex Reed Student Writer On Nov. 13, communication professor Josh Kun and the Idelsohn Society for Musical Preservation released a holiday music set that features both Hanukkah and Christmas music. The 2-disc compilation includes a Hanukkah disc, featuring traditional Jewish … Continue reading

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Professor Lih talks online security in relation to Petraeus affair on KCET

Journalism professor Andrew Lih appeared on KCET’s SoCal Connected to discuss digital privacy in relation to the email scandal surrounding former CIA director Gen. David Petraeus. Questioned on the power of federal agencies to monitor an individual’s private messages, Lih gave a detailed … Continue reading

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