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International journalists discuss global conflicts, propaganda, and online media at CCLP forum

By Elizabeth Krane | September 12, 2014 0
Journalists from Germany and Russia joined USC Annenberg students, faculty and special guests to share their first hand accounts of the physical dangers and moral dilemmas of reporting on international conflicts like the war in Ukraine at Covering Global Conflict, the first in a series organized by USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) and School of Journalism, alo ...

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Adam Clayton Powell III honored at Africa's largest journalism conference

By Elizabeth Krane | September 16, 2014 0
Senior fellow Adam Clayton Powell III, who leads CCLP's new initiative on mobile phones as a platform for public service, was named a Highway Africa Fellow at the 2014 Highway Africa Conference at Rhodes University's School of Journalism and Media Studies in Grahamstown, South Africa. The 2014 Highway Africa Fellows,...

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CCLP cell phone initiative discussed at Africa conference

By Adam Powell | September 9, 2014 0
GRAHAMSTOWN, South Africa - A CCLP initiative to define minimum capabilities of cell phone handsets for health care, public safety and other public services was a focus of discussion at a forum here at Rhodes University on Sunday. "What a good question!" said Daudi Khamadi Were, Innovation Coordinator at Making...

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Covering Global Conflict: New series of conversations hosted by CCLP and the Pacific Council on International Policy

By Elizabeth Krane | September 5, 2014 0
USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) and School of Journalism, along with the Pacific Council on International Policy (PCIP), are launching a new public series, Covering Global Conflict, which will examine differences in how international media are covering major flashpoints around the world. "These conversations offer exciting...

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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

Senior fellow Geneva Overholser moderated a panel on the gender gap in journalism, held at the American Society of News Editors 2014 conference.

Faculty fellow Philip Seib wrote an article in Defense One titled "In Obama Speech, Echoes of the Lyndon Johnson Era."

Senior fellow Geneva Overholser was featured in a new report by Harvard's Nieman Foundation on the lack of female newsroom leaders.

Mark Latonero has been invited to join the editorial board of the new Journal of Human Trafficking, a scholarly journal devoted to cross-disciplinary research towards better understanding and evolving policy responses to human trafficking.

Senior fellow Laurie Becklund was a featured presenter at Stanford Medicine X, a patient-centered conference on emerging technologies in the field of medicine. In her talk, titled "Treat Me Like a Statistic and Save My Life," Becklund shared her personal battle with metastatic breast cancer and discussed the importance of big data in modern cancer treatment and research.

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