Monthly Archives: February 2013

USC Annenberg Professor Page writes obituary for Van Cliburn

By Alex Reed Student Writer On Feb. 27, The Washington Post published an obituary by USC Annenberg Professor Tim Page for classical pianist Van Cliburn. The story appeared on Page 1A of the newspaper’s print edition. Cliburn died of bone … Continue reading

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Journalism Director Overholser quoted in The Washington Post

By Alex Reed Student Writer The Washington Post quoted USC Annenberg Journalism Director Geneva Overholser in a story about the harsh reaction of the public to newspapers asking for public records about gun ownership. In the wake of the December … Continue reading

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LA Observed features the relaunch of Online Journalism Review

By Alex Reed Student Writer The recent relaunch of USC Annenberg’s Online Journalism Review was featured on L.A. Observed on Feb. 27. Since its launch in 1998, OJR has established itself as a publication that has “thoughtful, in-depth reporting and … Continue reading

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Journalist Jason Berry discusses the Catholic Church and the media at USC Annenberg event

By Alex Reed Student Writer On Feb. 21, USC Annenberg welcomed journalist Jason Berry for a lunchtime discussion on “The Catholic Church and the Media: Story at a Crossroads.” Berry is an award-winning investigative reporter and  author of several books … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg study explores opportunities for women directors

By Krista Daly Student Writer Results of a new USC Annenberg study show that there are more opportunities for women directors in indie films rather than mainstream films. The Sundance Institute and Women in Film Los Angeles commissioned the study, … Continue reading

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Alumni panel tells Communication Management students to network, intern and job shadow

USC Annenberg Communication Management students learned from alumni the secrets of getting a job Wednesday evening. Professor Rebecca Weintraub, director of the Masters of Communication Management program, moderated the alumni event attended by about 50 students. Several panelists said one … Continue reading

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KPCC runs a series of articles by USC Annenberg students on religion, politics and culture

By Alex Reed Student Writer KPCC recently ran several articles by USC Annenberg students as part of a series of reports through the USC Annenberg Knight Program in Media and Religion. The participating students are all from a class taught … Continue reading

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Dean Wilson writes about the second wave of the digital divide

Dean Ernest J. Wilson III wrote about possible solutions to the problem of declining minority media ownership and positions of senior leadership in a Feb. 17 article in The Root. Dean Wilson wrote about the “scissors effect” of black consumption … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg remembers adjunct professor Michael Parrish

By Alex Reed Student Writer USC Annenberg remembers the life of adjunct journalism professor and founding editor of the Los Angeles Times Magazine Michael Parrish. He died on Friday, Feb. 8. He was 67. According to his obituary in the Los … Continue reading

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USC Annnenberg Innovation Lab releases its second monthly Advertising Transparency Report

By Alex Reed Student Writer The USC Annenberg Innovation Lab recently released its second monthly Advertising Transparency Report. According to an article from Variety.com, the first report, reporting on all of 2012, showed that Google and Yahoo were among the … Continue reading

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