Author Archives: Alex Reed

Minor Key: Introducing the brand new Media, Economics and Entrepreneurship minor

Minor Key is recurring look at one the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism’s many undergraduate minors. In fall 2010, USC Annenberg Professor Paolo Sigismondi’s COMM 207: Economic Thinking for Communication and Journalism was offered for the first time, … Continue reading

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School of Communication offers new courses in the fall

As USC Annenberg takes up residence at the brand new Wallis Annenberg Hall, it will welcome new students and faculty members, as well as number of new and improved classes. This fall, the School of Communication is offering several new … Continue reading

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Richard Fisher Talks Monetary Policy at USC Annenberg

Richard Fisher, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, visited USC Annenberg on July 16 to discuss U.S. monetary policy. The event was the first hosted by Willow Bay, the new director of the School of Journalism, as well … Continue reading

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Wallis Annenberg Hall Construction Update

With less than 50 days until the grand opening of Wallis Annenberg Hall, here is an updated look at the latest developments, courtesy of USC Annenberg Facilities and Technologies team member Joel Zink and the regularly updated construction blog, “Building … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg Faculty and Staff Member Team up to Present at Professional Management Workshop

USC Annenberg clinical professor Susan Resnick West and director of Undergraduate Advising and Academic Services Cindy Martinez will be presenting at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management for the second year in a row. The meeting, which … Continue reading

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Norman Lear Center’s Johanna Blakley Talks About the ‘Free Culture’ of the Fashion Industry on TED Radio Hour

When it comes to the fashion industry, Johanna Blakley, managing director and director of research at the Norman Lear Center, says that it’s okay to copy the work of others. In fact, the industry thrives on it. Blakley was recently … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg Faculty and Centers Continue Focus on China

The USC U.S.-China Institute (USCI), headed by Clayton Dube, recently released the latest segment in their multipart documentary “Assignment: China.” The segment coincides with the 25th anniversary of the June 4 demonstrations in Tiananmen Square and examines how American news … Continue reading

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LA County Board of Supervisors to Honor USC Annenberg Professor Gutiérrez

USC Annenberg Professor Emeritus Félix Gutiérrez was honored Tuesday, June 24 with a scroll presented by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. The Board periodically selects notable people to honor with a specially written proclamation that recognizes their exemplary … Continue reading

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Meet USC Annenberg’s Newest Faculty Members

Get ready to see some new faces around USC Annenberg this fall as the the School of Journalism welcomes Peggy Bustamante and Amara Aguilar and the School of Communication welcomes Bob Levy and Annie Maxfield. Peggy Bustamante, who has worked … Continue reading

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What’s Next for USC Annenberg PhD Graduates?

Though USC Annenberg’s recent graduates will be missed, a number of them have already found exciting jobs and research opportunities all over the country. Russell Newman, whose research at USC Annenberg focused on the connection between the media and political … Continue reading

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