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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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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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'Journalism alone' not enough to combat ISIS media messages

By Adam Powell | October 7, 2014 0
WASHINGTON - The propaganda spread by ISIS is more powerful and sophisticated than Al Qaeda's media messages of just a few years ago.  So now, "journalism alone" is not sufficient for the U.S. to combat the Islamic state's media campaign. That was the message from two U.S. international broadcasting executives,...

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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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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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