Category Archives: Quoted

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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Gabriel Kahn speaks on popularity of long-form journalism

KPCC’s Airtalk spoke with Journalism Professor Gabriel Kahn earlier this week for a segment on a resurgence of long-form journalism. The writing style, typically reserved for publications that fit the The New Yorker mold, has grown in popularity in the click-happy digital … Continue reading

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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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Professor Smith talks about the NFL with Trib Total Media

Trib Total Media quoted USC Annenberg Clinical Associate Professor Christopher Smith in an article about the National Football League’s growing success on television. Despite the NFL continually showing more programming on more nights of the week, ratings for live football … Continue reading

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Research Project from Annenberg Institute of Sports, Media & Society featured on Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America recently featured the latest project from the USC Annenberg Institute of Sports, Media & Society. Led by Director Daniel Durbin, the institute is putting together a digital library of oral histories told by African-American Major League Baseball … Continue reading

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Marty Kaplan talks about Ellen DeGeneres to the New York Times

USC Annenberg Professor Marty Kaplan was quoted in a recent New York Times article about talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. DeGeneres will host the Academy Awards for the second time on March 2, a gig she compared to “jumping out … Continue reading

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Mediashift highlights Sasha Anawalt for innovative teaching strategy

Professor Sasha Anawalt and the USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program were featured in a recent PBS Mediashift article titled “The J-School Scrum: Bringing Agile Development Into the Classroom.” The piece explained how Anawalt, director of arts journalism programs, uses a … Continue reading

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Professor Williams talks about measuring social value on “Big Data Download”

USC Annenberg Associate Professor Dmitri Williams spoke with Yahoo!’s “Big Data Download” about his new startup Ninja Metrics and how they track the social value of consumers. “Social value is useful in acquisition, retention and monetizing current customers,” said Williams. … Continue reading

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Brabham on reshaping McDonald’s corporate PR

Professor Daren C. Brabham spoke with NPR’s Marketplace on the need for McDonald’s to revamp their internal corporate communication structure. Brabham called for an improvement in company culture following a flood of negative PR surrounding its internal resource site for employees, McResource. … Continue reading

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Burghardt Tenderich speaks on Snapchat security

Professor Burghardt Tenderich spoke on KPCC’s “Take Two” concerning a recent security breach on the popular photo messaging app Snapchat. Earlier this month, hackers leaked the names and phone numbers of 4.6 million users, leading many to question the security of … Continue reading

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