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Geneva Overholser Discusses Pulitzer Prizes, NSA surveillance reporting on PBS NewsHour

By Elizabeth Krane | April 15, 2014 0
Geneva Overholser, former USC Annenberg Journalism School Director and now a senior fellow at USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership & Policy, was featured on PBS NewsHour in an interview with anchor Gwen Ifill on the Pulitzer Prize awards for coverage of the NSA's extensive surveillance programs broken by the release of classified documents by Edward Snowden. The Pulitzer board's deci ...

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From the CCLP Blog

Cell phones used as medical instruments in Africa, Asia; US may change regulatory policy

By Adam Powell | April 14, 2014 0
Cell phones are being used as medical instruments in underdeveloped nations, extending highly cost-effective health care to underserved villages and rural areas. A team led by Daniel Fletcher, a Bioengineering Professor at the University of California at Berkeley has developed inexpensive conversions of cell phones into medical instruments, using clip-on...

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Todd Purdum Discusses New Book on Civil Rights Act at CCLP

By Elizabeth Krane | April 11, 2014 0
This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a ground-breaking law in the United States' history that paved the way towards ending discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, sex or religion. On Thursday, April 10, the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy...

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Startups wonder: When will they stop the presses?

By David Westphal | April 9, 2014 0
"Most U.S. print newspapers will be gone in 5 years." - USC Center for the Digital Future, Dec. 14, 2011 "We'll continue to have a newspaper 7 days a week for many years to come..." - Mark Thompson, CEO, New York Times, March 26, 2014 So how many more years...

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Events

May5

USC Communication Leadership Washington D.C. Forum

Washington D.C. Lunch Forum Monday, May 5, 2014, 12:00 - 1:15 pm, at AFSA featuring Martha Bayles, author of "Through a Screen Darkly: Popular Culture, Public Diplomacy, and America's Image Abroad." See more here.

Jun2

USC Communication Leadership Washington D.C. Forum

Washington D.C. Lunch Forum Monday, June 2, 2014, 12:00 - 1:15 pm, at AFSA.

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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

Bloomberg Businessweek quoted CCLP senior fellow Orville Schell in an article about Chinese President Xi Jinping's anticorruption campaign. "Xi has an acute consciousness that whether it was the Qing dynasty or the Kuomintang, the end of these reigns came with huge servings of corruption," said Schell.

China Daily features senior fellow Orville Schell in an article titled "Schell calls urbanization plan 'extraordinary' event", which quotes Schell from the Urban China Initiative's Urban Leaders Roundtable held on April 7 at the Harvard Faculty Club in Boston.

The Wall Street Journal profiles senior fellow Neal Baer and his recent award from the Point Foundation, "the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit."

CNBC announces that senior fellow Neal Baer received the Point Leadership Award from the Point Foundation at the April 7 Point Honors New York gala.

The Huffington Post published CCLP senior fellow Dan Glickman's article "The McCutcheon Ruling: Is That All There Is, My Friends?", in which he analyzes the Supreme Court's recent ruling on campaign finance law.

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