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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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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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Geoffrey Long Talks To Los Angeles Times About Twitter And Television

Geoffrey Long, a technical director and research fellow at the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about the growing presence of Twitter in television promotion. “What has popped up in the last five years … Continue reading

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Anawalt explores new ways to communicate her passion for dance and the arts

Journalism Professor and Director of Arts Journalism Programs Sasha Anawalt and the Music Center Los Angeles celebrated the 100th anniversary of Stravinsky and Nijinsky’s The Rite of Spring this past weekend with performances by The Joffrey Ballet. Anawalt spoke at six events last weekend about the … Continue reading

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Innovation Lab’s scientific approach to determining sarcasm in Twitter analysis featured in Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal featured USC’s Annenberg Innovation Lab and its director, communication professor Jonathan Taplin, in an Oct. 30 article about “The Strange Science Of Translating Sarcasm Online.” The article’s author, Katherine Rosman, wrote that computer programming follows strict … Continue reading

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Seib in WSJ: “How do you govern in an era when Twitter is faster than the CIA?”

The Wall Street Journal quoted Philip Seib, USC Annenberg professor and director of the Center on Public Diplomacy, in an article about social media’s delicate role in public diplomacy. “How do you govern in an era when Twitter is faster … Continue reading

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Students live tweet Milken Institute Global Conference

By Jeremy Rosenberg Six M.A. in Strategic Public Relations students played key roles in summarizing, analyzing and distributing comprehensive real-time social media content during the 2012 Milken Institute Global Conference. The students – variously dubbed “Annenberg Ambassadors” and the “Annenberg Tweetforce” … Continue reading

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Neon Tommy reporters provide full coverage of Occupy LA eviction

A team of Neon Tommy reporters and editors worked past 2:30 a.m. to provide full coverage of the Occupy LA eviction. The Twitter feed of Senior News Editor and graduate student Benjamin Gottlieb was nationally celebrated as one of the best. … Continue reading

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ESPN highlights Taplin, Innovation Lab on World Series tweets

Communication professor and director of the Annenberg Innovation Lab Jonathan Taplin was highlighted by ESPN on his analysis of tweets during the World Series. His research uncovered interesting facts about the games, including that ratings were down for Game 3 although tweets … Continue reading

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Innovation Lab analyzes World Series tweets using IBM technology

The U.S. News & World Report featured the Annenberg Innovation Lab for using IBM social media technology to determine which World Series players are fan favorites. The social media tool analyzes the number of tweets with positive or negative sentiment that mention … Continue reading

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