Category Archives: Awards

Inside USC Annenberg: Monday, October 14, 2013

Construction on USC Annenberg’s Wallis Annenberg Hall has reached a halfway point, and over at the Construction Blog there are pictures and video of the building’s first precast fixture being installed: Read more about the construction of the new building … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg’s Norman Lear Center featured on Marketplace, Deadline

By Olivia Niland Student Writer American Public Media’s Marketplace radio aired a segment Oct. 10 about the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center‘s recent $500,000 grant from The California Endowment. Hollywood Health & Society, a program with the Norman Lear Center, received … Continue reading

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Inside USC Annenberg: Thursday, October 10, 2013

USC Annenberg’s award-winning student news outlets cover stories that affect international audiences as well as the heartbeat of the USC campus. In broadcast, print, radio, and online formats, student journalists learn and innovate on the cutting edge of modern news. … Continue reading

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USC Provost’s Professor Henry Jenkins named to George Foster Peabody Awards Board

By Gretchen Parker USC Annenberg’s Henry Jenkins is one of the three newest members of the board that selects Peabody Awards, one of the most prestigious prizes for excellence in electronic media, administrators of the award announced Wednesday. Jenkins, who … 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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Social network theory pioneer Mark Granovetter wins 2013 Everett M. Rogers Award

Stanford Professor of Sociology Mark Granovetter is the recipient of the 2013 Everett M. Rogers Award. Cited over 24,000 times, Granovetter’s 1973 paper “The Strength of Weak Ties” is a social science classic and a milestone in network theory. Our … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg co-written paper wins cross-cultural design award

A paper co-written by USC Annenberg Communication Professor Margaret McLaughlin and doctoral students Yujung Nam and Zheng An received the top paper award from the 5th International Conference on Cross-Cultural Design. Their work, “Technology-Based Medical Interpretation for Cross-Language Communication: In-Person, … Continue reading

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Student journalists, faculty and alumni win big at the 55th SoCal Journalism Awards

Annenberg student journalists took home 13 awards Sunday night at the Los Angeles Press Club’s 55th SoCal Journalism Awards held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Neon Tommy, Annenberg’s student-operated news site, took home 10 awards while Annenberg TV News (ATVN), … Continue reading

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USC Neighbhorhood Debate Alliance receives $30,000 UNO Grant

On June 11, the USC Neighborhood Debate Alliance was awarded a $33,757 grant for the fourth consecutive year from the USC Neighborhood Outreach (UNO) Grants Committee. “I am incredibly grateful,” Director of Debate and Forensics Gordon Stables said. “Debate is … Continue reading

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Truthdig wins 5th Webby Award for Best Political Website

By Alex Reed Student Writer On Tuesday, the winners of the 2013 Webby Awards were announced and Truthdig, a news website founded by USC Annenberg professor Robert Scheer and alumna Zuade Kaufman, took home its 5th Webby Award for best … Continue reading

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