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Senior members of CNN news team discuss Ferguson and our changing journalism landscape with students

On Wednesday, Andrew Morse, Senior Vice President for Editorial CNN U.S., and Wendy Brundige, Supervising Producer at CNN and USC Annenberg alumna, joined journalism school director Willow Bay for a conversation about breaking news in the digital age in professor … Continue reading

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A night of thought-provoking insights from Silicon Valley entrepreneur, investor and author Peter Thiel (VIDEO)

On Thursday, Annenberg journalism and communication students, engineers from Viterbi, innovators from the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy and entrepreneurs from across USC gathered at Wallis Annenberg Hall for a night of thought-provoking insights from investor Peter Thiel. Thiel … Continue reading

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Former Journalism School Director Dies at 90, Los Angeles Times Pays Tribute

The Los Angeles Times reported William Woestendiek, director of the Annenberg journalism school from 1988 until he retired in 1994, died Friday, Jan. 15 at the age of 90. As managing editor of the now-defunct Houston Post, Woestendiek oversaw the newspaper’s expose … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg Statement on the Charlie Hebdo Attack

The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism expresses our deepest condolences to the victims of the unconscionable Paris attacks. We vigorously affirm the global human right to freedom of expression and to a free, independent press. #JeSuisCharlie Part 1: … Continue reading

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Annenberg Survey Reveals Employment Numbers for Class of 2013

Every year, USC Annenberg alumni are asked to participate in a placement survey one year after graduation and the numbers — collected by the USC Annenberg Office of Career Development — are in for the class of 2013. Of the … Continue reading

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Quoted: USC Annenberg in the News

At USC Annenberg, we don’t just cover the news, we make it. “Quoted: USC Annenberg in the News” gathers a selection of the week’s news stories featuring and written by Annenberg’s leaders, faculty, staff and others. Magazine’s Account of Gang … Continue reading

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Annenberg in LA: Leimert Phone Company Honors the Past and Embraces the Future

Since 2012, Annenberg Professor Francois Bar, the Annenberg Innovation Lab and an entire community of artists, musicians and creators in Leimert Park have been working together to find ways to preserve the history and culture of the area, as well … Continue reading

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Minor Key: Annenberg Embraces the Future of Advertising

According to Adjunct Advertising Professor Laura Shute, the future of advertising is about convergence — especially at USC Annenberg. The Advertising minor is offered jointly by the Annenberg School of Journalism and the Marshall School of Business, and it explores … Continue reading

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USC Impact: Fermented Foods, Fancy Rats, Urban Gardening

USC Impact recently released a new episode of their award-winning television newsmagazine. See an excerpt from their monthly newsletter below: “Welcome to the 2014-2015 season of Impact! My name is Ashley Velez and I am this year’s supervising producer. We … Continue reading

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