Category Archives: Published

USC Annenberg experts predict future of Facebook will be less social

As Facebook celebrates its tenth anniversary, USC Annenberg Research Professor Jeffrey Cole and Clinical Professor Karen North recently weighed in on the future of the once-unstoppable social media platform. The USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future released a study … Continue reading

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The Sacramento Bee runs story by USC Annenberg graduate student

The Sacramento Bee ran a story about a Fremont solar manufacturing company by USC Annenberg graduate student Meng Meng. The Fremont-based Solaria Corp. is posing a huge threat to Chinese solar companies who had nearly monopolized the United States’ solar … Continue reading

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PBS NewsHour features story by Health Journalism Fellow

California Endowment Health Journalism Fellow Jason Kane produced a story for PBS NewsHour about health issues associated with malnutrition and the prevalence of “food insecurity” in Orange County. Read more about the entire fellowship project. Food insecurity is the term … Continue reading

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Henry Jenkins reflects on Public Intellectuals course

Comic Artist Chandler Wood recently created the first of a series of cartoons based on the innovative teaching at USC Annenberg. The first cartoon drawing (left) captures USC Annenberg Professor Henry Jenkins and his communications course, Public Intellectuals: Theory and … Continue reading

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Slate features article from Professor Kahn about burgeoning online degree program

USC Annenberg Professor Gabriel Kahn wrote an article for Slate about Southern New Hampshire University and its growing online degree offerings. The school’s online division currently offers 180 different programs. In just five years, the private New England University has … 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 News Roundup: December 16, 2013

The Hollywood Reporter: Geena Davis’ Two Easy Steps to Make Hollywood Less Sexist The Hollywood Reporter published a story by actress Geena Davis about gender inequality in film and television. The story featured research done by USC Annenberg Professor Stacy … Continue reading

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New York Times cites Smith study on gender representation in film

The New York Times recently ran an op-ed featuring the work of Communication Professor Stacy Smith. In the article, the Times cited Smith’s 2013 study that charted screen time for women in Hollywood blockbusters. “Earlier this year, the Annenberg School … Continue reading

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Reeves quoted extensively in advance of JFK anniversary

Journalism Professor and presidential expert Richard Reeves has been in the news extensively this month, writing and speaking on the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s death. Reeves has penned such books as 1993′s “President Kennedy: Profile of Power” … Continue reading

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