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Professor Muller to present article at Conference on the Rural West

Journalism professor Judy Muller will attend the Conference on the Rural West in Ogden, Utah, this weekend to present her article “Too Close for Comfort: The Challenges Facing Rural Newspaper Editors in Covering Sensitive Stories” before a group of scholars, journalists … Continue reading

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Professor Hernandez to visit CU-Boulder as Hearst Professional-in-Residence

Journalism professor Robert Hernandez was named the Hearst Professional-in-Residence at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he will speak to classes and at events Sept. 27-28 before returning to USC Annenberg. “The Hearst program is made possible by an endowment … Continue reading

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Overholser becomes first person to twice deliver Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture

School of Journalism director Geneva Overholser became the first person to twice deliver the Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture on Feb. 13, saying that the conversation about journalism must be shifted. “All of us who care about the quality of civic debate, … Continue reading

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Overholser to join ASNE live chat about role of newspaper ombudsmen

School of Journalism professor and director Geneva Overholser will participate in an American Society of News Editors live chat Jan. 24 at 11 a.m. PT about the role of  newspaper ombudsmen. Joining Overholser in the live chat will be Washington … Continue reading

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Student work from Kahn’s Economic Reporting class published

Student articles written as a part of Gabriel Kahn‘s JOUR 599: “Follow the Money: The Art and Craft of Business and Economics Reporting” were published shortly after the end of the Fall semester in the Sacramento Bee and on Marketplace.org. … Continue reading

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Saltzman writes a tribute to his high school teacher for the LA Times

Journalism professor Joe Saltzman (pictured) wrote “Ted Tajima: A teacher who changed lives” for the Los Angeles Times as a tribute to an Alhambra High teacher who passed away last year. Ted Tajima “was an English and journalism teacher at … Continue reading

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PR undergrad Rachel Will wins Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarship

Rachel Will (B.A. Public Relations, ’12, pictured) is one of 14 students nationwide to win the 2012 Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarship. Will, who hopes to pursue a career as a foreign correspondent and report from Southeast Asia, will accept … Continue reading

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NewsPro ranks USC Annenberg top-five U.S. journalism school

The December issue of NewsPro, “The Magazine for News Professionals,” ranked USC Annenberg No. 5 on its list (see page 22) of top journalism schools in the country. Other schools in the top five included Syracuse’s Newhouse School of Public … Continue reading

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SPJ to honor adjunct professor Don Zachary with Freedom of Information Award

The Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will honor adjunct journalism professor Don Zachary with its Freedom of Information Award in the spring. Zachary, who is also attorney and counsel for the Radio-Television News Association, will be … Continue reading

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Executive-in-Residence Sill makes a case for open journalism now

Executive-in-Residence Melanie Sill (pictured) has released a new discussion paper that argues for a shift to open journalism approaches that fully embrace the potential of two-way, digital communication to improve journalism quality and its connections with citizens and consumers. The … Continue reading

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