Information in the Public Interest

As journalism and communication continue to evolve, the need for timely, accurate information in the service of an active citizenry is more important than ever. At USC Annenberg, scholars and practitioners examine new distribution models and business platforms to ensure the propagation and continuation of a well informed, discerning and media literate populace. No matter what form journalism and communication will take, USC Annenberg will ensure they continue to serve as empowering agents for citizens around the world.

Information in the Public Interest Researchers

Communication and Journalism
Robert Scheer
Robert Scheer
Clinical Professor
Ernest James Wilson III
Ernest James Wilson III
Dean and Walter Annenberg Chair in Communication
Geoffrey Cowan
Geoffrey Cowan
University Professor; Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership
Michael Parks
Michael Parks
School of Journalism Professor and Director
Jerry Swerling
Jerry Swerling
Professor of Professional Practice and Director of Public Relations Studies; Director, Strategic Communication and Public Relations Center
Bill Celis
Bill Celis
Associate Professor
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Information in the Public Interest centers & programs
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California HealthCare Foundation Center for Health Reporting
California HealthCare Foundation Center for Health Reporting
The CHCFC partners with journalists to report on the most vexing health care issues facing the state: quality, access an... »
Center on Communication Leadership and Policy
Center on Communication Leadership and Policy
The Center on Communication Leadership & Policy sponsors research and organizes courses, programs and symposia for schol... »
Knight Digital Media Center
Knight Digital Media Center
The KDMC is dedicated to increasing the flow of critical news and information by helping organizations and community lea... »