CCLP essay published in Shriver Report reveals gender bias in media

Fellows from the Center on Communication Leadership & Policy have authored an essay in a report released October 15 by award-winning broadcast journalist and author Maria Shriver. Shriver is working in partnership with CCLP and the Center for American Progress on an ambitious research project examining how women's changing roles are affecting government, businesses, faith communities and the media. Findings are being released in The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything. It "outlines how these institutions rely on outdated models of who works and who cares for our families, and examines how all these parts of the culture have…

Women in Communication Leadership

Step by Step. That's how we are launching a Center within a Center. Our focus is squarely on Women and Communication Leadership and creating a Center within CCLP for training and research. It is surely something needed as more and more women (and men) in the Communications Industry find themselves out of a job or forced to reinvent their skill set in this challenging and complicated economic time. Our goal is a robust training institute for women in Communication Leadership. But, first we needed a baseline look at the industry….

NPR’s Kennard appointed senior fellow

Award-winning journalist and media executive Cinny Kennard has been appointed a 2009-2010 Senior Fellow at the USC Annenberg School for Communication's Center on Communication Leadership and Policy. Kennard will lead the Center's development of a project on Women in Communication Leadership that will become a center for scholarly research, policy analysis, and professional executive training. Kennard will also contribute to the CCLP blog and participate in other public programs….

LA Times editor

Journalists, accountants and bankruptcy experts found accord Thursday on the No. 1 issue facing Tribune Company as it begins its Chapter 11 bankruptcy adventure: It isn't owner Sam Zell. It isn't the company's huge indebtedness. The question, said Los Angeles Times editor Russ Stanton, is "whether this is a viable business." In one way, Stanton told a gathering at USC's Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, the answer is already clear. "I think big-city newspapers, the way we have known them, are not long for this world, as they're now configured."…