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CCLP and Sunnylands to convene media leaders in effort to counter violent extremism

By CCLP Staff | March 23, 2015 0
With Americans and Europeans leaving home to join the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, and with horrendous attacks like the recent cases in Paris and Tunisia, violent extremism is a complicated and growing issue. The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands and the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy are teaming up with the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for Interna ...

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Easter egg of the two-headed eagle

By CCLP Staff | April 16, 2015 0
This column is authored by CCLP senior fellow Vasily Gatov, founder of the Novosti Media Lab BOSTON--As the framework for a nuclear deal was concluded in Geneva, the world's press engaged in a commentary race on the meaning and implications of the agreement. One may expect a significant difference in...

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Roots of U.S. public diplomacy in 1917 echo debates of 2015

By Adam Powell | April 10, 2015 0
WASHINGTON - 98 years ago, the United States government formally inaugurated the first American agency of public diplomacy, and it faced the same questions in 1917 during World War I that the U.S. faces in 2015 against ISIS. That agency, the Committee on Public Information (CPI) was created to counter...

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Fellows say political polarization is increasing

By CCLP Staff | March 23, 2015 0
Political polarization is growing in this country, said CCLP senior fellows Matthew Dowd and Narda Zacchino at a Communication Leadership Roundtable at the new Wallis Annenberg Hall on March 23. The data, Dowd said, shows that "we're at the most polarized state that we've ever been in." Left to right:...

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250 students filled the lobby at Wallis Annenberg Hall for our 2015 State of the Union live viewing and analysis.
Open Data LA partnered with the City of Pasadena to connect community leaders with city officials. Left to right: Rick Cole;, Michael Beck, Dana Chinn, and Phillip Leclair.
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.
The 2014 Get Mobile Forum brought together local community organizers and technology leaders.
CCLP director Geoffrey Cowan discusses the benefits of informal diplomacy at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by CEU/Daniel Vegel.)
Director of research Mark Latonero and California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris
Director Geoffrey Cowan, Lt. John Vanek, Mark Latonero, and Chris Kelly.

In the News

A CCLP study was cited in a Corsicana Daily News article about public notice laws.

Pasadena City College Courier profiled CCLP project fellow Justin Chapman and his new book about Africa, Saturnalia: Traveling from Cape Town to Kampala in Search of an African Utopia.

LA Times writes about Geoff Cowan's off-the-grid class.

The Desert Sun covers new report on the collaboration between California and China on climate change by CCLP senior fellow Orville Schell, Annenberg Trust at Sunnylands, and Asia Society.

The Sacramento Bee published CCLP managing director Geoffrey Baum's article on funding for higher education in California.

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