Monthly Archives: March 2013

NPR features research from Center on Communication Leadership and Policy

By Alex Reed Student Writer Research from the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy was featured in a story from NPR’s “All Tech Considered” about the creation of new apps that serve humanitarian purposes. “More tech businesses are … Continue reading

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PBS MediaShift highlights Professor Erna Smith’s South African travels with students

By Olivia Niland Student Writer USC Annenberg Professor Erna Smith was recently featured in a PBS MediaShift article, which highlighted the work of journalism students traveling abroad. For the past five years, Smith has advised groups of USC graduate journalism … Continue reading

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NPR News interviews senior fellow Neal Gabler about the end of Daily Variety’s print edition

By Alex Reed Student Writer NPR News interviewed Neal Gabler, senior fellow at the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center, about the end of Daily Variety’s print edition. Daily Variety has decided to continue producing online news, as well as a … Continue reading

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KPCC quotes Professor Kjerstin Thorson about online petitions

By Alex Reed Student Writer USC Annenberg Assistant Professor Kjerstin Thorson was quoted in an article from KPCC about online petitions and their political impact. Signon.org, a website that supports and promotes online petitions, says that their petitions have “led … Continue reading

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Professor Page’s Dawn Powell archives to live in Columbia library

By Olivia Niland Student Writer When Professor Tim Page isn’t teaching at USC Annenberg or USC’s Thornton School of Music, his time is often dedicated to the work of writer Dawn Powell, whose life and career he has researched and … Continue reading

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KQED features new learning model developed by Henry Jenkins and Erin Reilly

By Alex Reed Student Writer KQED’s “MindShift” featured a story about research being done by USC Annenberg’s Henry Jenkins and Erin Reilly in collaboration with the Annenberg Innovation Lab to create a new teaching model that involves more participatory learning. … Continue reading

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Health Journalism Fellows recognized by Association of Health Care Journalists and New America Media

By Alex Reed Student Writer This week, several of the USC Annenberg California Endowment Health Journalism Fellows and one reporter for Boyle Heights Beat were recognized by the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) and New America Media (NAM). Health … Continue reading

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Associate Professor Lih interviewed by SoCal Connected and quoted by Marketplace

By Alex Reed Student Writer USC Annenberg Associate Professor Andrew Lih was interviewed by KCET-TV’s “SoCal Connected” about making guns using 3-D printing technology. Though 3-D printing technology has been around for a while, it has now entered the “consumer … Continue reading

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Alhambra Source wins award from New America Media

By Krista Daly Student Writer The Alhambra Source, a community news site affiliated with USC Annenberg, recently won the Community Advocate Award given by New America Media (NAM). “This is tremendously powerful,” said Daniela Gerson, Alhambra Source editor. “It’s very … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg PR student Stephen Zelezny wins Page Society competition

By Alex Reed Student Writer USC Annenberg undergraduate student Stephen Zelezny (Public Relations, ’13) was recently awarded the $5,000 grand prize in the annual Arthur W. Page Society Student Case Study Competition. According to a story on the USC Annenberg … Continue reading

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