Category Archives: Quoted

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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TIME, NPR name Maria Shriver’s 2012 USC Annenberg Commencement Speech as one of the best ever

It’s that time of year again: graduation season. With so many commencement speakers in the news this month, media outlets from across the country have compiled their lists of some of the best graduation speeches of all time. Among those … Continue reading

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The latest from Center on Communication Leadership & Policy Senior Fellows

USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy Senior Fellow Geneva Overholser was featured on PBS NewsHour to discuss national security and surveillance reporting in light of the recent Pulitzer Prize awards. Overholser, who is also a former professor and … Continue reading

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Mary Murphy Talks About ‘The Late Show’ Hiring Stephen Colbert to Replace David Letterman

USC Annenberg Professor Mary Murphy was featured in several stories about David Letterman’s departure from “The Late Show.” Prior to CBS’ decision to replace Letterman with Stephen Colbert, Murphy, who is also a former “Entertainment Tonight” producer, had other ideas … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Cole and Karen North Featured In LA Times Article On La Habra Earthquake

The Los Angeles Times quoted USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future Director Jeffrey Cole and Annenberg Program on Online Communities Director Karen North in an article on last week’s La Habra earthquake and the social media reaction. Twitter was … Continue reading

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Michael Parks and Robert Hernandez Talk J-School With The Coca-Cola Journey

USC Annenberg School of Journalism Interim Director Michael Parks and Professor Robert Hernandez were featured in a Coca-Cola Journey article about the evolution of journalism schools. “Twelve years ago, someone might have wanted to become a newspaper reporter,” said Parks. … Continue reading

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Annenberg Innovation Lab Featured On KABC-TV

USC Annenberg Innovation Lab was recently featured on KABC-TV when they hosted a group of kids from Jr. CEOs, a program for aspiring entrepreneurs. Doctoral candidate Francesca Marie Smith pointed out that kids “are not necessarily constrained by what we … Continue reading

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Professor Judy Muller Talks About Coverage Of Flight 370 With The New York Times and Marketplace

USC Annenberg Professor Judy Muller was recently quoted by the New York Times and Marketplace about the extensive coverage of the disappearance of and search for Flight 370. “I fear I am part of the problem,” Muller told the New … Continue reading

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Karen North Talks To Los Angeles Times About Instagram

Karen North, director of the USC Annenberg Program on Online Communities, spoke with the Los Angeles Times about a burgeoning group of wealthy kids who post photos of their lavish lifestyles on Instagram. According to North, most people use social … Continue reading

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Clayton Dube Talks About China’s Pollution Problem with CCTV

CCTV spoke with Clayton Dube, director of the USC U.S.-China Institute, about China and their recent attempts to reduce pollution. “With dramatic action, you can get some immediate results,” said Dube. “But, over the long term, it’s going to take … Continue reading

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