Category Archives: Global

Wallis Annenberg Hall Hosts Its First Conversation Series on Covering Global Conflict

On Tuesday, USC Annenberg held the first in a series of noontime conversations in the new Wallis Annenberg Hall. More than one hundred students attended and listened to a panel made up of USC staff and visiting journalists as they … 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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Hollihan gives UCSD talk on press coverage of China/Japan

Communication Professor Tom Hollihan gave a speech on U.S. media coverage of Chinese-Japanese relations at a University of California San Diego conference earlier this month. Sponsored by UCSD’s 21st Century China Program and the Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China, the “China-Japan Relations and Role … Continue reading

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Seib: US needs to take a stance on press freedom

Journalism and Public Diplomacy Professor Philip Seib wrote a Huffington Post column earlier this week on why the United States should increase efforts to protect the rights of journalists worldwide. “In many places throughout the world, freedom of the press is under … Continue reading

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Larry Gross quoted in NPR piece

Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg Communication School, was quoted by NPR on how the Internet has connected once-isolated gay teens to larger communities of like-minded individuals. “For decades, being a gay kid often meant holding tight to a … Continue reading

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Durbin speaks live on KTLA about Sochi Olympics

Daniel Durbin, director of the USC Annenberg Institute of Sports, Media and Society, spoke live in-studio with KTLA this morning in preparation of the Sochi Olympics’ opening ceremony. “This is really an attempt to put Russia back on the map … Continue reading

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Grad student pens article for Marketplace

Alexandra Barker (M.A. Specialized Journalism) wrote a piece for Marketplace on how one disease is changing the way global restaurant chains serve shrimp. “Prices have soared to a 12-year high since a deadly illness called Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) swept … Continue reading

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Study conducted by Professor Francois Bar about communication Technology

USC Annenberg Professor Francois Bar co-wrote a series of reports on the impact of information and communication technologies in eight countries. The collective study was conducted by the Technology and Social Change Group at the University of Washington Information School. … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg to host 2014 global leadership conference

In partnership with the World Bank and Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, USC Annenberg will host a 10-day communication course for global leaders next June. The Summer Institute in Reform Communication: Leadership Strategy and Stakeholder Alignment … Continue reading

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New Global Centers in Nigeria and India Partner with Hollywood for Social Impact

India’s Bollywood and Nigeria’s Nollywood film industries are leveraging the power of entertainment in an effort to prevent disease and improve the quality of life for the hundreds of millions of viewers of their TV shows and films. A two-year, … Continue reading

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