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USC Open Data LA initiative promotes public access to government data throughout Los Angeles County

By Elizabeth Krane | July 23, 2014 0
Launched by USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) in partnership with the USC Price School of Public Policy, the USC Open Data LA initiative aims to promote transparency and civic engagement in Los Angeles, beginning with a survey to assess the state of publicly available city data in each of L.A. County's 88 cities. "Open data is a new aspect of journalism in the publ ...

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Florian von Heintze, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Europe's bestselling newspaper, named CCLP visiting fellow

By Elizabeth Krane | July 28, 2014 0
Florian von Heintze, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of BILD, Europe's bestselling newspaper, is joining CCLP as a 2014-2015 visiting fellow. "I am very honored," said von Heintze. "I am very much looking forward to attending Center events, participating in the development of new programs and particularly taking part in your lunch...

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Dana Chinn, director of USC Annenberg's Media Impact Project, named CCLP faculty fellow

By Elizabeth Krane | July 25, 2014 0
Recently named director of the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center Media Impact Project, Dana Chinn is a media analytics strategist whose teaching, research and consulting focus on digital analytics for news and nonprofit organizations. As a faculty fellow, Chinn leads the Open Data LA project, a CCLP collaboration with...

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Op-Ed by Kirk Johnson: The Iraqi Friends We Abandoned

By CCLP Staff | July 11, 2014 0
This op-ed by 2014-15 visiting fellow Kirk W. Johnson was originally published in The New York Times. LOS ANGELES -- "Let's be perfectly coldblooded about it," President Richard M. Nixon mused to Henry A. Kissinger. "South Vietnam is probably never gonna survive anyway." It was August 1972, and Nixon was worried...

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Events

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Karon Jolna, Gail Berman, Ina Coleman Champion Women & Diveristy
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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)
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Bloomberg's Al Hunt, UPenn Annenberg's David Eisenhower, and USC CCLP's Geoffrey Cowan
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Senior Fellow Cinny Kennard presents her research at the FCC Forum in Washington, D.C.
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CCLP student leaders: Cindy Martinez & Sara Baldoni, with CCLP Director Geoffrey Cowan

In the News

The Los Angeles Times reports on a study by USC's Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative, led by faculty fellow Stacy L. Smith. The study found that women are still underrepresented in key movie positions, with women filling less than a third of all speaking roles across six years of film content.

The Los Angeles Times reports on a study by USC's Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative, led by faculty fellow Stacy L. Smith. The study found that women are still underrepresented in key movie positions, with women filling less than a third of all speaking roles across six years of film content.

Foreign Policy published senior fellow Orville Schell's thoughts on China's new regulations for journalists.

The Wrap quotes founding co-chair Norman Pearlstine discussing Fortune's new editor Alan Murray: "There is no one more wired in the business and media worlds, and I am thrilled to have an editor of his caliber and intellect at the helm."

Truthdig published an article by senior fellow Richard Reeves on the recent deportation of women and children immigrants to Honduras.

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