Localism: A Call to Civic Action

Senior Fellows Peter Hirshberg and Morley Winograd, with support from Geoffrey Cowan and Brianna Johnson.

NPR Thought Leaders

Danielle Balderas in partnership with NPR.

NIMBYism in Temple City, California

Anna Blue, with research support from Rachel Chiu.

Why the Voice of America Remains a Vital Force in the World

Professor Geoffrey Cowan.

Empowering the Public Through Open Data: Findings and Recommendations for City Leaders in Los Angeles County

Ev Boyle, Justin Chapman, Skye Featherstone, Andrew Frantela, Liz Krane, Brett Shears.

Lifeline and Link Up Reform and Modernization – FCC Comment

Professor Geoffrey Cowan, Adam Clayton Powell III, Brandon Golob, Ev Boyle.

Technology and Labor Trafficking in a Network Society: General Overview, Emerging Innovations, and Philippines Case Study

Mark Latonero, Ph.D., Bronwyn Wex, Ph.D., Meredith Dank, Ph.D. with Sasha Poucki, Ph.D.

Assessing Change in Attitudes, Awareness, and Behavior in Indonesian Youths: A Multi-Method Communication and Social Media Approach To Help Counter Human Trafficking

Mark Latonero, Patricia Riley, Sheila Murphy, and Prawit Thainiyom. November 2014.

Lessons Learned From the Get Mobile Forum on Mobile Technology for Community Engagement

Professor Geoffrey Cowan & Professor Mark Latonero, September 2014. Written by Stefanie Demetriades and Jana Juginovic, USC Annenberg Cowan Scholars.

Technology and Human Trafficking: The Rise of Mobile and the Diffusion of Technology-Facilitated Trafficking

Mark Latonero, Ph.D, November 2012.

Bigger Cities, Smaller Screens: Urbanization, Mobile Phones, and Digital Media Trends in Africa

Adam Clayton Powell III, September 2012


Geoffrey Cowan & Mark Latonero, March 2011.

FY Chang Lecture

Geoffrey Cowan, December 2011.

Human Trafficking Online: The Role of Social Networking Sites and Online Classifieds

Mark Latonero, Ph.D, September 2011.

The Information Needs of Communities: The Changing Media Landscape in a Broadband Age

Cynthia Kennard. June 2011.

Online Community News: A Case Study in Long Beach, California — What It Takes to Survive and Thrive

Jeffrey S. Klein and María J. Vázquez. March 2011.

Teaching Guide to Online Community News: A Case Study in Long Beach, California

Jeffrey S. Klein and María J. Vázquez. March 2011.

Forging a 21st Century Diplomatic Service for the United States Through Professional Education and Training

Jeremy Curtin. March 2011.

The Last Campaign: Legacy

Richard Reeves. February 2011.

Reinventing Local News: 2010

Adam Clayton Powell III. August 2010.

Copyright, Competition and Publishers’ Pursuit of Online Compensation

Ariel Fox. Public Policy and Funding the News. November 2009.

Public Policy and Funding the News

Geoffrey Cowan and David Westphal. January 2010.

Sexy Socialization: Today’s media and the next generation of women

Stacy L. Smith, Cynthia Kennard and Amy D. Granados. The Shriver Report. October 2009.

Philanthropic Foundations: Growing Funders of the News

David Westphal. July 2009.

Bridging the Political Divide in the 2008 Presidential Election

Richard Reeves. August 26, 2008.

Moving from Monologue to Dialogue to Collaboration: The Three Layers of Public Diplomacy

Geoffrey Cowan and Amelia Arsenault. Public Diplomacy in a Changing World. Special Editors: Geoffrey Cowan and Nicholas J. Cull. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 616, No.1. March 2008.

Leading the Way to Better News: The Role of Leadership in a World Where Most of the ‘Powers That Be’ Became the ‘Powers That Were’

Geoffrey Cowan. Discussion Paper Series, Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, Harvard University. February 2008.

‘Surge,’ Meet ‘Escalation’: The fight for clarity in language

Geoffrey Cowan. Columbia Journalism Review. November/December 2007.

Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers

A Play in Two Acts

By Geoffrey Cowan and Leroy Adams (1991)