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Jan 12, 2016, 10:00 ET

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, USC Viterbi School of Engineering launch unique partnership to build a new generation of integrated media professionals

USC Annenberg and USC Viterbi, two University of Southern California schools recognized as leaders in their disciplines, are teaming up in a...

Dec 09, 2015, 10:00 ET

Study by the USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future finds increasing importance of the Internet's role in creating political power, voter influence, and accountability

 Move over, television – the Internet has become a driving force behind politics and political campaigns. The Center for the Digital...

Nov 30, 2015, 11:00 ET

Annenberg Foundation gift to drive diversity initiative at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism today announced the launch of a long-term initiative that will increase access to...

Sep 08, 2015, 10:00 ET

Golin CEO Fred Cook to Lead the Strategic Public Relations Center at USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

USC Annenberg School of Journalism Director Willow Bay announced today that Fred Cook, the CEO of Golin, one of the world's largest public...

Jun 22, 2015, 10:00 ET

Willow Bay to be honored with Los Angeles Press Club's lifetime achievement award

Willow Bay, director of the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, has been chosen by the Los Angeles Press Club to receive its highest honor, the...

Apr 20, 2015, 09:00 ET

Media luminaries headline USC Annenberg's 2015 commencement ceremonies

 USC Annenberg announced today that two influential leaders in the new world of converged, global media will deliver keynote addresses at the...

Mar 12, 2015, 12:24 ET

Eighteen percent of Americans cannot resist the urge to text or email while driving; 17 percent of Millennials use online technology behind the wheel always or often

LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For distracted drivers, actions do indeed speak louder than words. Although large...

Feb 27, 2015, 11:03 ET

Isolation From Technology And Social Networks Increases Risk Of Labor Trafficking, USC Study Finds

 Migrant workers who are isolated from technology and social networks are more vulnerable to human trafficking, forced labor, and exploitation....

Feb 25, 2015, 12:20 ET

USC Annenberg's future-focused Media Center named for Julie Chen, Leslie Moonves and CBS

The hub of digital media production and education at USC Annenberg – the state-of-the-art Media Center of the new Wallis Annenberg Hall...

Jan 21, 2015, 00:01 ET

Will Hollywood Earn A 'D' On Diversity?

 The Academy Award nominations for the 2015 Oscars were blasted for their lack of diversity. But excluding women and underrepresented...

Jan 15, 2015, 14:30 ET

Knight Chair program awarded $1.25 million to expand online religion coverage by Religion Dispatches

Comprehensive reporting efforts on the changing landscape of American religious practice and theological thought will see significant expansion in...

Oct 01, 2014, 21:04 ET

Grand Opening: USC Annenberg unveils Wallis Annenberg Hall

 The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism today inaugurated a new era of digital media education, communication and production...

Aug 04, 2014, 09:00 ET

Even In A "Good Year," Film Diversity Stays Stable

 Steve McQueen may have been the first black director to win an Oscar for Best Picture, but 2013 was otherwise business as usual in Hollywood...

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...