McClatchy Newspapers publishes award-winning series on human trafficking

In April of this year, The Kansas City Star was awarded the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for their groundbreaking series, "A New Slavery." The series, written by reporters Laura Bauer, Mike McGraw, and Mark Morris investigates the US' weak enforcement of human trafficking. The multi-piece series contains interviews with victims of trafficking, government officials, and other who have been affected by the crime and enforcing the laws to end it. The Kansas City Star is a subsidiary of The McClatchy Company. Congratulations to the writers of The Kansas City Star as well as Gary Pruitt, Center on Communication Leadership…

Leaders in Media and Public Affairs Join CCLP Advisory Board

Four leaders from media and public policy have joined the advisory board of the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy. The new board members are Ina Coleman, managing director, Feminist Majority Foundation; Clothilde Hewlett, a partner in the San Francisco office of Nossaman LLP; Gary Pruitt, chairman of the board, CEO and president of The McClatchy Company; and Robert H. Tuttle, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom. Short biographical sketches of the new board members are provided below. “Each of these board members will make an important substantive contribution to our work – Gary Pruitt to our…