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US launches new initiatives to combat Russian information "weaponization"

By Adam Powell | December 2, 2014 0
WASHINGTON - New initiatives by U.S. international broadcasting to counter Russian propaganda were the focus of this month's CCLP Washington Communication Leadership forum here yesterday. Jeffrey Trimble, Deputy Director of the U.S. International Broadcasting Bureau, said the innovations are in response to what he called Russia's "weaponization" of international news and information. Left to right ...

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From the CCLP Blog

CCLP's Geoffrey Baum elected president of California Community Colleges Board of Governors

By Elizabeth Krane | November 18, 2014 0
On Monday, November 17, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors elected CCLP's managing director Geoffrey Baum to serve as president in 2015. In addition to working at CCLP and the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, Baum has served on the California Community Colleges Board of Governors since 2008, most...

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New Report: Lessons Learned from the Get Mobile Forum on Mobile Technology for Community Engagement

By CCLP Staff | November 3, 2014 0
This is a blog post by Beatriz Solis, Program Director at The California Endowment Healthy Communities (South Region), and Geoffrey Cowan, Director of the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy. At the 2014 Get Mobile Forum, we invited technology leaders and local community organizers to learn from each...

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Open Data LA workshop connects community leaders and city officials

By Elizabeth Krane | October 28, 2014 0
City governments around the world have started to release public data sets (called "open data") that can help communities and businesses address issues in areas such as transportation, healthcare, and economic development. CCLP's Open Data LA team partnered with the City of Pasadena to host a workshop on October 25...

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Events

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At CCLP's forum on Women and Photojournalism, Lori Shepler (right) shows off her photography book, Pau Gasol: Life / Vida, as Narda Zacchino (left) looks on.
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Over 100 students watched the 2014 State of the Union in the Annenberg lobby, followed by a panel discussion hosted by CCLP and the USC Unruh Institute of Politics.
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The 2014 Get Mobile Forum brought together local community organizers and technology leaders.
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CCLP director Geoffrey Cowan discusses the benefits of informal diplomacy at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by CEU/Daniel Vegel.)
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Director of research Mark Latonero and California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris
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Director Geoffrey Cowan, Lt. John Vanek, Mark Latonero, and Chris Kelly.
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Marcus Brauchli, Olivia Ma, Al Hunt, Ben LaBolt, and Matt Bai. (Democratic National Convention)

In the News

Director Geoffrey Cowan was quoted in The Washington Post, discussing "The Innovators" by Walter Isaacson, which Cowan adapted for his USC course on entrepreneurship. "I want to show my students examples of how the innovators broke rules and took chances," said Cowan.

The Harvard Institute of Politics interviewed senior fellow Dan Glickman in this video discussing the hyper-partisanship in Washington and what the future of politics looks like.

The Wall Street Journal published an article by senior fellow Orville Schell titled "Will China Crush the Hong Kong Protests?"

The New Yorker published an article by senior fellow Orville Schell about a Chinese artist confronting an environmental disaster.

Faculty fellow Stacy Smith was featured in FiveThirtyEight for her research on gender stereotypes in film.

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