Multimedia Archive

April 28, 2012 - Public Media Futures (Mel Rogers)

USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership & Policy, in partnership with American University's School of Communication presented a forum on the future of public media in an era of shrinking government support. The conversation focused on innovations in programming and new models for sustainable funding. Participants included top executives and...

March 7, 2012 - Road to the White House 2012 - Politics, Media and the Presidential Primaries After Super Tuesday

March 7, 2012: Road to the White House 2012 - Politics, Media and the Presidential Primaries After Super Tuesday Geoffrey Baum, managing director of USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) lead an insightful conversation on the presidential election following the Super Tuesday primaries, and the unique dynamic...

February 15, 2012 - Road to the White House 2012 - Republican Primaries and the Media

Feb. 15, 2012: Road to the White House 2012 - Republican Primaries and the Media USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) hosted a conversation with two influential publishers: Andrew Breitbart, founder and publisher of Breitbart.com, BigGovernment.com and BigJournalism.com; and Jon Fleischman, founder and publisher of FlashReport.org. Lizzy...

January 25, 2012 - Road to the White House: Debate and the Arab Spring

The USC Annenberg School's Center on Communication Leadership and Policy (CCLP) presented a forum on international affairs and the 2012 presidential election featuring CCLP Faculty Fellow Gordon Stables, USC's director of Debate and Forensics; and Shawn Powers, Ph.D., Georgia State University communication professor and an expert on emerging media in...

November 16, 2011 - Human Trafficking Online: The Role of Social Networking Sites and Online Classifieds

CCLP research director Mark Latonero discusses Human Trafficking Online: The Role of Social Networking Sites and Online Classifieds, a CCLP report that presents a comprehensive examination of the role of social networking sites and online classified ads in facilitating human trafficking and delivers recommendations for developing technological innovations to monitor...

October 24, 2011 - CCLP Dialogue on Internet Freedom: A Conversation with Michael Posner

USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership and Policy and the USC Center on Public Diplomacy presented a conversation with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael H. Posner. He gave a presentation on Internet freedom, a foreign policy priority of Secretary of...

October 19, 2011 - CCLP Road to the White House: A Tribute to Norman Corwin

Oct. 19, 2011: CCLP Road to the White House - A Tribute to Norman Corwin Geoffrey Cowan and Geoffrey Baum present a tribute to USC Annenberg professor Norman Corwin. This presentation took place at the Center on Communication Leadership and Policy's Road to the White House event on October 19,...

September 28, 2012 - Road to the Whitehouse 2012 Discussion with Narda Zacchino and Robert Scheer

Texas vs. California: Economic Myths and Reality The USC Annenberg School's Center on Communication Leadership and Policy (CCLP) presented a discussion on the 2012 elections featuring CCLP senior fellow Narda Zacchino, who is currently working on a book about California that focuses on the oft-made comparisons between California and Texas....

September 7, 2011 Road to the White House 2012: Politics, Media, and Technology (Millenials)

In the Sept. 7th, Road to the White House 2012: Politics, Media & Technology presentation, Mike Hais and CCLP Senior Fellow Morley Winograd, co-authors of the book "Millennial Momentum: How a new generation is remaking America," discussed the impact the generation of millennials will have on the upcoming presidential election....

April 12, 2011 - CCLP Policy Research Roundtable

Geoffrey Cowan and the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy present a lively policy research roundtable on key areas of engagement, including the Role of Media in a Democracy and Communication Technology & Social Change. Research director Mark Latonero leads the discussion that features authors including senior fellow...

February 11, 2011 - Media & Middle East Turmoil (Part 1)

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy and the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy are pleased to co-host a round-table discussion about the media and Middle East Turmoil. News and social media have played a crucial role as revolution sweeps through much of the Arab world. This panel...

February 11, 2011 - Media & Middle East Turmoil (Part 2)

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy and the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy are pleased to co-host a round-table discussion about the media and Middle East Turmoil. News and social media have played a crucial role as revolution sweeps through much of the Arab world. This panel...

The James L. Loper Lecture in Public Service Broadcasting - November 18, 2010: Presented by Vivian Schiller

The presenter for the 2010 James L. Loper Lecture in Public Service Broadcasting was NPR President and CEO, Vivian Schiller. With opening remarks by Center on Communication Leadership & Policy managing director, Geoffrey Baum and the dean of USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, Ernest J Wilson III, Ms....

October 6, 2010 - Honoring a Lifetime of Leadership: A Conversation with Dr. Warren Bennis

USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) and the USC Marshall School of Business present a conversation with Dr. Warren Bennis on his book Still Surprised: A Memoir of a Life in Leadership. James Ellis, Dean of the Marshall School, and Geoffrey Cowan, University Professor and Director of...

September 13, 2010 - Dean's Open Forum: Charles Annenberg Weingarten presents "Raindrops Over Rwanda"

Students and faculty joined for a screening and discussion of "Raindrops Over Rwanda" with Charles Annenberg Weingarten, founder of Explore.org, and Honoré Gatera, head tour guide at the Kigali Memorial Centre and a genocide survivor. In 1994, more than one million people were killed in the Rwandan genocide, a three-month...

August 6, 2010 - USC Annenberg Research Presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication: Wikipedia and The Future of News (Part2)

Adam Clayton Powell III, senior fellow at the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP), and David Westphal, CCLP senior fellow, present new research findings on the future of news, how new technologies are connecting communities and the effects of peer-produced knowledge on news gathering, at the annual...

August 6, 2010 - USC Annenberg Research Presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication: Wikipedia and The Future of News (Part 1)

Andrew Lih, USC Annenberg journalism professor, Adam Clayton Powell III, senior fellow at the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP), and David Westphal, CCLP senior fellow, present new research findings on the future of news, how new technologies are connecting communities and the effects of peer-produced knowledge...

Top Secret Talks - March 27, 2010: Confidential Government Information in the Internet Age: Roles & Responsibilities of Courts, the Executive Branch, & the Media

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) presents Top Secret Talks, a series of conversations among journalists, scholars, and public policy leaders exploring the tension between the government's need for secrecy and the public's right to know. Guests include Chief Judge Mark L. Wolf, United States District...

Top Secret Talks - March 20, 2010: Professor Robert P. George

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) presents Top Secret Talks, a series of conversations among journalists, scholars, and public policy leaders exploring the tension between the government's need for secrecy and the public's right to know. Professor Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton...

Top Secret Talks - March 17, 2010: Women, Leadership, Law and the Press

In conjunction with Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers, the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy and New York Theatre Workshop present a series of post-performance discussions with journalists, political leaders, and scholars on the tension between the public's right to know and the government's need...

Top Secret Talks - March 16, 2010: Columbia Journalism Review Benefit Performance with Daniel Ellsberg, Leslie Gelb, James Goodale, Nick Lemann & Victor Navasky

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) presents Top Secret Talks, a series of conversations among journalists, scholars, and public policy leaders exploring the tension between the government's need for secrecy and the public's right to know. Guests include Daniel Ellsberg, former Defense and State Department official...

Top Secret Talks - March 12, 2010: Truth and Fiction in the Docudrama

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) presents Top Secret Talks, a series of conversations among journalists, scholars, and public policy leaders exploring the tension between the government's need for secrecy and the public's right to know. Guests include Geoffrey Cowan, USC University Professor and CCLP director,...

Top Secret Talks - March 11, 2010: Investigative Journalism, Then and Now

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) presents Top Secret Talks, a series of conversations among journalists, scholars, and public policy leaders exploring the tension between the government's need for secrecy and the public's right to know. Guests include William E. Buzenberg, executive director of the Center...

Top Secret Talks - March 7, 2010: A Salute to Leroy Aarons

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) presents Top Secret Talks, a series of conversations among journalists, scholars, and public policy leaders exploring the tension between the government's need for secrecy and the public's right to know. . This special program celebrates the legacy of Leroy Aarons,...

Top Secret Talks - March 6, 2010: USC Annenberg Benefit with Jill Abramson, Carl Bernstein, Geoffrey Cowan and Norman Pearlstine

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) presents Top Secret Talks, a series of conversations among journalists, scholars, and public policy leaders exploring the tension between the government's need for secrecy and the public's right to know. This program benefits USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership &...

Top Secret Talks - March 4, 2010: An Evening with Human Rights Watch

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) presents Top Secret Talks, a series of conversations among journalists, scholars, and public policy leaders exploring the tension between the government's need for secrecy and the public's right to know. Carroll Bogert, associate director of Human Rights Watch, moderates a...

Top Secret Talks - March 3, 2010: The Language of Torturers: The Pentagon Papers, Then and Now

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) presents Top Secret Talks, a series of conversations among journalists, scholars, and public policy leaders exploring the tension between the government's need for secrecy and the public's right to know. Steve Wasserman, acting director of the New York Institute for...

Top Secret Talks - March 2, 2010: Afterwords with Jack Doulin & the Cast

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) presents Top Secret Talks, a series of conversations among journalists, scholars and public policy leaders exploring the tension between the government's need for secrecy and the public's right to know. Jack Doulin, Casting Director of New York Theatre Workshop sits...

Top Secret Talks - February 28, 2010: The Learned & Unlearned Lessons of the Vietnam War & the Nixon Administration

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) presents Top Secret Talks, a series of conversations among journalists, scholars, and public policy leaders exploring the tension between the government's need for secrecy and the public's right to know. Guests include Jonathan Schell, author and journalist, in conversation with...

Top Secret Talks - February 25, 2010: A Conversation with Geoffrey Cowan & Robert Shrum

USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) presents Top Secret Talks, a series of conversations among journalists, scholars, and public policy leaders exploring the tension between the government's need for secrecy and the public's right to know. Guests include Geoffrey Cowan, USC University Professor and CCLP director and...

January 28, 2010 - Public Policy & Funding the News

National Press Club January 28, 2010 Geoffrey Cowan, David Westphal, Ariel Fox...

December 4, 2009 - Entrepreneurship and the Community Web: Part 1

December 4, 2009 David Westphal, Geneva Overholser, Dean Ernest J. Wilson III, Jarl Mohn, Peter Krasilovsky...

December 4, 2009 - Entrepreneurship and the Community Web: Part 2

December 4, 2009 Barry Parr, Peter Sklar, Susan Mernit, Kwan Booth, Chris Jennewein, Amra Tareen, Eric Richardson...

December 4, 2009 - Entrepreneurship and the Community Web: Part 3

December 4, 2009 Jonathan Weber, Ben Ilfeld, Louis Freedberg, Julia Scott...

December 4, 2009 - Entrepreneurship and the Community Web: Part 4

December 4, 2009 Michael Overing, Ariel Fox...

The James L. Loper Lecture in Public Service Broadcasting - November 19, 2009: Presented by David Fanning

November 19, 2009 Geoff Cowan, David Fanning, Dean Ernest J. Wilson III, Bruce Ramer...

Communication Leadership CEO Series - November 16, 2009: Peter Chernin

November 16, 2009 Peter Chernin, Geoffrey Cowan, James G. Ellis...

Obama's Afghanistan: The Media and the War - November 6, 2009 - Panel

Global Communication Leadership Forum November 7, 2009 Jeremy Curtin, Kathy Spillar, Robert Scheer...

Obama's Afghanistan: The Media and the War - November 6, 2009 - Presidents and the Press

Global Communication Leadership Forum November 7, 2009 Richard Reeves, Peter Galbraith...

Obama's Afghanistan: The Media and the War - November 6, 2009 - Is the Press Missing the Story?

Global Communication Leadership Forum November 6, 2009 Roy Gutman, Cinny Kennard, Marjorie Miller, Mike Shuster, General Wesley Clark...

Obama's Afghanistan: The Media and the War - November 6, 2009 - Framing the Issue

Global Communication Leadership Forum November 6, 2009 Amb. Morton Abramowitz, Bill Schneider, Adm. William J. Fallon...

Bridging the Political Divide in the 2008 Election - September 2, 2008: Republican National Convention

Republican National Convention, St. Paul, Minn. September 2, 2008 Catalina Camia, Nina Easton, Mark McKinnon, Roger Simon, Geoffrey Cowan, Jim VandeHei...

Bridging the Political Divide in the 2008 Election - August 26, 2008: Democratic National Convention

Democratic National Convention, Denver August 26, 2008 Richard Reeves, Margaret Carlson, Cass Sunstein, Karen Tumulty, Juan Williams, Geoffrey Cowan, John Harris...

March 12, 2009 - Conversation with David Bollier, author of Viral Spiral

Co-hosted by the Norman Lear Center and the Center for Communication Leadership & Policy, Norman Lear Center's Senior Fellow - David Bollier - discusses his book Viral Spiral: How the Commoners Built a Digital Republic of Their Own....

November 20, 2008 - Loper Lecture in Public Service Broadcasting presented by Brian Lamb

November 20, 2008 Brian Lamb, Geoffrey Cowan, Geoffrey Baum, Dean Ernest J. Wilson III, Tavis Smiley...

Communication Leadership CEO Series - November 18, 2008 : Ted Turner

November 18, 2008 Ted Turner, Geoffrey Cowan, James G. Ellis...

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