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Jul 07, 2014, 10:00 ET

Media Analytics Strategist Dana Chinn Will Lead USC Annenberg Initiative To Measure Impact Of Media

 Dana Chinn, a media analytics strategist and longtime faculty member at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the...

Apr 17, 2014, 14:18 ET

Sentinel Awards to Honor Entertainment That Gives Voice to Topics of Health and Climate Change

Writers and producers are now eligible to submit entries for the annual Sentinel Awards, which since 1999 have honored TV shows and movies that...

Dec 16, 2013, 12:58 ET

Kate Langrall Folb Named Director of Hollywood, Health & Society Program of USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center

 Kate Langrall Folb, a leader in entertainment and social impact, has been named director of Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S), a...

Nov 01, 2013, 08:00 ET

World's Largest Film Industries Using Entertainment To Improve Lives

 India's Bollywood and Nigeria's Nollywood film industries are leveraging the power of entertainment in an effort to prevent disease and...

Oct 10, 2013, 13:13 ET

Former MTV/Viacom Exec Todd Cunningham To Lead USC Initiative To Measure Social Impact Of Media

 Todd Cunningham has been named Director of the Media Impact Project, an interdisciplinary team of skilled researchers and data specialists at...

Sep 26, 2013, 12:56 ET

"Call Me Crazy," "Grey's Anatomy," "Mary and Martha" and "Bill Maher" Among Winners for 2013 Sentinel for Health Awards

The winners of the 14th annual Sentinel for Health Awards were announced in a ceremony last week in Hollywood. Sentinel Awards recognize exemplary...

Aug 27, 2013, 18:40 ET

TV Storylines About PTSD, Malaria, Mental Illness and Alcoholism Among Finalists for 2013 Sentinel for Health Awards

Twelve finalists have been chosen from more than 70 entries for the 2013 Sentinel for Health Awards, showcasing a diverse range of topics such as...

Jul 23, 2013, 13:00 ET

Social Network Theory Pioneer Mark Granovetter Wins 2013 Everett M. Rogers Award

 Stanford Professor of Sociology Mark Granovetter is the recipient of the 2013 Everett M. Rogers Award. Cited over 24,000 times,...

Apr 29, 2013, 12:59 ET

New Program Funded To Measure Media Impact And Audience Engagement

How do we measure the impact of media and journalism on the world around us? In what ways does news engage diverse audiences? And when do stories...

Mar 06, 2013, 05:00 ET

Walter Cronkite Award For Excellence In Television Political Journalism 2013 Winners Announced

 Proving that political coverage can be both informative and compelling, the 2013 winners of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in...

Nov 08, 2012, 17:21 ET

CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2013 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism

The Walter Cronkite Award For Excellence In Television Political Journalism encourages and showcases substantive and innovative coverage that...

Apr 19, 2012, 15:03 ET

In Primetime TV Dramas, Drug Users Are Not Arrested

 With the legalization of marijuana back in the headlines on the eve of 4/20, a new study says that America's most popular primetime shows...

Feb 22, 2012, 16:00 ET

Research Study Finds That a Film Can Have a Measurable Impact on Audience Behavior

 As Academy Award voters mark their ballots, researchers at the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center released a study measuring a movie's power to...

Sep 28, 2011, 06:00 ET

Parenthood and Grey's Anatomy Take Primetime Top Honors in Sentinel for Health Awards

Winners of the Sentinel for Health Awards for exemplary achievements of television storylines that inform, educate and motivate viewers to make...

Sep 08, 2011, 08:00 ET

U.S. Hunts White Terrorists, Shuns Torture & Profiling in Primetime War on Terror

In TV Dramas' War on Drugs, Users and Dealers Are Mostly White, Rarely Arrested Providing a surprising portrait of the War on Terror and the War...

Aug 11, 2000, 01:00 ET

Norman Lear to Open 'Democracy Row' at Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Martin Kaplan, USC Annenberg School for Communication Associate Dean and Director of the Norman Lear Center...

Aug 09, 2000, 01:00 ET

The Norman Lear Center At USC Annenberg Presents 'Democracy Row' At Democratic National Convention

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Norman Lear Center at the USC Annenberg School for Communication will present Democracy Row -- a unique...

Jul 06, 2000, 01:00 ET

The Norman Lear Center at the USC Annenberg School Establishes 'Reliable Resources for Broadcast Political Coverage' With $1.3 Million Grant From the Pew Charitable Trusts

LOS ANGELES, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Norman Lear Center at the USC Annenberg School for Communication has established "Reliable Resources for...

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