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The latest from Center on Communication Leadership & Policy Senior Fellows

USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy Senior Fellow Geneva Overholser was featured on PBS NewsHour to discuss national security and surveillance reporting in light of the recent Pulitzer Prize awards. Overholser, who is also a former professor and … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg well-represented at 2013 AEJMC conference

The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism will be well-represented at this week’s Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conference in Washington D.C. The conference, which runs from August 7 to 11, features a series of … Continue reading

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Daily Trojan profiles Overholser’s achievements as director of Journalism School

A May 2 Daily Trojan article profiled the achievements of the School of Journalism under its director, Geneva Overholser, who completes her term this summer. “During her five years as director of the journalism school at the Annenberg School for … Continue reading

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Topping Ceremony Commemorates Construction of Wallis Annenberg Hall

By Olivia Niland Student Writer A traditional topping ceremony was held on April 24 to commemorate a milestone in the construction of USC Annenberg’s Wallis Annenberg Hall. The ceremony occurred in recognition of the “topping out” of the building’s structure, and … Continue reading

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School of Journalism Director Geneva Overholser and Professor Robert Hernandez mentioned in Poynter

By Alex Reed Student Writer USC Annenberg School of Journalism Director Geneva Overholser and Journalism Professor Robert Hernandez were mentioned in a column for Poynter about the conversation surrounding journalism education. The column addresses the argument that journalism education is … Continue reading

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Norman Lear Center announces winners of 2013 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism

By Alex Reed Student Writer On Mar. 6, USC Annenberg’s Norman Lear Center announced the winners of the 2013 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism. The winners were selected based on work done during the 2011-2012 election … 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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School of Journalism Director Overholser to leave post in 2013

USC Annenberg announced that Geneva Overholser, who has led the School of Journalism since 2008, will complete her term as director and leave USC in June 2013. USC Annenberg has launched a recruitment campaign for her successor. “Geneva Overholser is … Continue reading

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KMEX Univision 34 partners with USC Annenberg to create internship program

KMEX Univision 34 and USC Annenberg  have partnered to offer a local news internship, leaders of the program announced today. As part of the ongoing collaboration, four USC Annenberg students will gain experience in a professional newsroom at one of the … Continue reading

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