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Jul 24, 2014, 09:00 ET

For Females In Film, Progress Is Frozen

Anna and Elsa managed to rescue their kingdom from perpetual winter, but the challenge they face now is to save other female characters and actors...

Jun 16, 2014, 17:00 ET

USC Annenberg Releases Results of Eighth GAP Study Assessing PR Industry Trends and Practices

Results from the eighth biennial Communication and Public Relations Generally Accepted Practices (GAP VIII) Study were released today by the...

Mar 26, 2014, 12:32 ET

Willow Bay to lead USC Annenberg School of Journalism

USC Annenberg Dean, Ernest J. Wilson III announced today that Willow Bay has been named director of the School of Journalism at the USC Annenberg...

Feb 18, 2014, 10:30 ET

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Team Wins 2014 USC Annenberg Selden Ring Award

A team of reporters from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has been awarded USC Annenberg's 2014 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting for...

Oct 30, 2013, 14:02 ET

Racially diverse films win fans but fall behind in Hollywood

USC Annenberg study finds a dearth of African Americans in film --on screen and behind the camera  Fruitvale Station. 12 Years a Slave....

Oct 25, 2013, 13:11 ET

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism collaborates with Adobe to offer free software to students in 2013-14

Through a new collaboration with Adobe, a global leader in digital media tools, USC Annenberg will provide its students, faculty and staff with...

Oct 10, 2013, 14:28 ET
With industry-wide support, USC Annenberg launches eighth GAP study of PR/Communication best practices and trends.  (PRNewsFoto/USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism)

Industry Best Practices Study Now Open For Top Communicators

The Generally Accepted Practices (GAP) VIII study is now live for senior communications professionals to submit responses. Findings drawn from the...

Jun 13, 2013, 09:00 ET

Thirty percent of parents let children use Facebook unsupervised, reports 11th annual study of the USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future

 Do parents trust their children on Facebook? While a large percentage of adults say they monitor the activity of children in their households...

Jun 10, 2013, 13:00 ET

USC Annenberg: $3 Million Gift Will Endow Strategic Public Relations Chair

The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism has received a $3 million gift from Jayne and Hans Hufschmid to endow the Jayne and Hans...

May 28, 2013, 12:00 ET

Songs in the Key of L.A.: New Project from the Library Foundation of Los Angeles Celebrates the City's Rich Musical History, Told Through the Collections of the Los Angeles Public Library

 This summer, the Library Foundation of Los Angeles celebrates the rich musical history of the City of Angels with "Songs in the Key of L.A.,"...

May 13, 2013, 13:42 ET

Screening Sexy: Film Females And The Story That Isn't Changing

In the last five years, Hollywood has generated well-known and popular female-driven fare like Bridesmaids, The Hunger Games and the Twilight...

Apr 22, 2013, 09:00 ET

Is online privacy over? Findings from the USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future show Millennials embrace a new online reality

A new survey shows significant differences in the way Millennials think, compared to older users of the Internet, when it comes to online privacy,...

Feb 11, 2013, 09:00 ET

Are cell phones appropriate during a meal, a meeting, or a class? Many Americans say no, reports the USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future and Bovitz, Inc.

However, findings show differing views on mobile device etiquette based on age and technology ownership, with Millennials most tolerant...

Dec 20, 2012, 09:00 ET

Twenty-five Percent of PC Owners May Switch to Other Devices, Reports the Center for the Digital Future and Bovitz, Inc.

For one-quarter of computer owners, their current PC may be their last. Twenty-five percent of computer owners say they may not replace...

Nov 13, 2012, 16:00 ET

Sidelined, Sexy...Subordinate? Popular Media Don't Promote Females

That glass ceiling women keep hitting? According to a new study, it might be your media screen. As of the 2012 general election, at...

Nov 13, 2012, 13:00 ET

USC Annenberg report reveals mobile as new battleground in fight against sex trafficking

 Mobile phones and devices are now being used to traffic minors for commercial sex in the United States. They are among numerous digital...

Nov 06, 2012, 08:00 ET
Plans for the new 88,000-square-foot, five-floor building, scheduled to open in the fall of 2014, call for a technologically transformative jewel in the center of USC's campus.  (PRNewsFoto/USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism)

USC Annenberg to break ground on new building, launch $150 million fundraising drive

Wallis Annenberg Hall will feature high-tech, fully converged newsroom and studios The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism...

Aug 20, 2012, 10:00 ET

USC Annenberg, Bloomberg, & Harvard Convene Journalists & Strategists for Candid Conversations on Politics & the Media at National Party Conventions

Coming soon: Poll asking voters where they get their political news to be released Aug. 24 Top journalists and political strategists will...

Apr 05, 2012, 08:00 ET

New USC Annenberg Fund Supports Reporting on the Health of California Children

Application Deadline: April 16, 2012  The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and the Lucile Packard Foundation for...

Mar 26, 2012, 14:00 ET

Definitive Study on the State of the PR Industry Released by USC Annenberg

Unprecedented insights into best practices in era of transparency and interactive media offer practitioners tools for growth, change The...

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