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T Bone Burnett and Bill Davis to Speak at USC Annenberg Commencement

Academy and Grammy Award-winning music producer T Bone Burnett and Southern California Public Radio founding President Bill Davis will speak at USC Annenberg’s 2014 Commencement ceremony. Burnett has produced and composed music for numerous television shows and films. He is … Continue reading

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Gabriel Kahn speaks on popularity of long-form journalism

KPCC’s Airtalk spoke with Journalism Professor Gabriel Kahn earlier this week for a segment on a resurgence of long-form journalism. The writing style, typically reserved for publications that fit the The New Yorker mold, has grown in popularity in the click-happy digital … Continue reading

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Burghardt Tenderich speaks on Snapchat security

Professor Burghardt Tenderich spoke on KPCC’s “Take Two” concerning a recent security breach on the popular photo messaging app Snapchat. Earlier this month, hackers leaked the names and phone numbers of 4.6 million users, leading many to question the security of … Continue reading

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Norman Lear Center to encourage TV shows to talk about Affordable Care Act

By Alex Reed Student Writer USC Annenberg’s Norman Lear Center recently received an 18-month, $500,000 grant for the Hollywood Health & Society program to encourage television writers and producers to incorporate information about the Affordable Care Act into show plot … Continue reading

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Gabriel Kahn on sale of Washington Post

Professor Gabriel Kahn discussed the sale of the Washington Post to Amazon CEO Jeffrey Bezos for $250 million. “It seems to be a purchase based more on understanding the civic value of this kind of institution, beyond its financial value,” Kahn … Continue reading

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Clayton Dube describes Chinese interest in U.S. education on KPCC’s Take Two

Executive Director of the USC U.S.-China Institute Clayton Dube spoke with A. Martinez on July 8 from 89.3 KPCC’s Take Two morning program about the increasing trend of Chinese students seeking educational opportunities in the United States. The USC U.S.-China Institute … Continue reading

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Fishbowl LA features Professor Celis’ internship at KPCC

Fishbowl LA’s Richard Horgan covered a story published on the USC Annenberg website about Associate Director and Journalism Professor Bill Celis’ summer internship at Southern California Public Radio station 89.3 KPCC. Horgan pulled an excerpt from the original piece that … Continue reading

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KPCC’s “Airtalk” talks with Clayton Dube about the Chinese film industry

By Alex Reed Student Writer Last week, KPCC’s “Airtalk” spoke with Clayton Dube, executive director of the USC U.S.-China Institute, about Hollywood’s efforts to capitalize on the growing film market in China. According to Dube, the Chinese film market is … Continue reading

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Karen North discusses “swatting” with KPCC

By Alex Reed Student Writer KPCC quoted Karen North, social media expert and director of USC Annenberg’s Program on Online Communities, in a story about “swatting,” a form a prank calling in which someone calls to report a fake crime … Continue reading

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KPCC’s “AirTalk” interviews Professor Kahn about NPR cancelling “Talk of the Nation”

By Alex Reed Student Writer USC Annenberg Professor Gabriel Kahn was interviewed by KPCC’s “AirTalk” about NPR’s decision to cancel their call-in radio show “Talk of the Nation.” The show will be replaced by “Here and Now,” a radio show … Continue reading

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