The Los Angeles Times invited Dean Ernest J. Wilson III to be one of nine local leaders to participate in a panel about the significance of President Barack Obama's inauguration, which Dean Wilson said marks the start of an important change for the United States
Dean Ernest J. Wilson III and journalism professor Joe Saltzman lead a discussion and host a screening of the landmark and award-winning 1968 documentary Black on Black, produced by Saltzman, on Oct. 27
Joe Saltzman, journalism professor and director of The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture, discussed extensively how investigative reporters are portrayed in movies on National Public Radio's "On the Media" on Aug. 15
Trustee Wallis Annenberg announces $1 million gift to School; Dean Wilson says room 207 will be renamed the Geoffrey Cowan Forum
Timothy Wirth , the former U.S. Senator and Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs who now heads the United Nations Foundation delivered the keynote address at the Walter H. Annenberg Symposium , an annual event presented by the Annenberg School for Communication and the Annenberg Center for Communication at the University of Southern California. Previous speakers have included Gerald Levin , John Warnock , Vartan Gregorian , and John Seely Brown .
Twenty five journalists have been chosen from 22 states to participate as fellows in the first National Endowment for the Arts Journalism Institute in Theater and Musical Theater. Through the generous support of the NEA , the Institute will be organized and conducted by USC Annenbergs School of Journalism from February 21 - March 4, 2005....
World Press Photo , the international exhibition featuring the year's best photojournalism, travels to USC Annenberg in January. The exhibit of more than 200 award-winning photographs opens January 10, 2005. The program will include lectures and discussions with leading scholars and photographers, including Jean-Marc Bouju of...
More than 50 USC Annenberg faculty and graduate students will chair discussions, present papers, participate in panel discussions, and serve as respondents at the 2004 National Communication Association Annual Convention, held November 11-14, in Chicago. This year's conference theme is "Moving Forward/Looking Back." Among the highlights, communication professor Sandra Ball-Rokeach chairs a panel discussion, "Community Challenges and Mobilization," that features presentations from several USC Annenberg doctoral students. Communication professor Sandra Ball-Rokeach chairs a panel discussion "Community Challenges and Mobilization." As part of the panel, several communication graduate students present their latest work, including Peter White, who presents "Entering the Field: A Communication Infrastructure Approach to Immigration Research,." Antonieta Mercado, who presents, "Immigrant Organizations and the Local Media in Los Angeles," Matthew Matsaganis and Vikki Katz present, "Piecing the Puzzle Together: Uncovering the Communication Infrastructure that Made the South Gate Recall Possible," Holley Wilkin and Pauline Cheong present a paper co-authored by Prof. Ball-Rokeach entitled, "Community Change Begins at Home: The Role of Family Interaction on Civic Engagement Outcomes." Communication professor Michael Cody serves as the respondent. Public Relations professor Craig Carroll chairs a panel discussion "Looking Back: The Silver Anniversary of the Study of Organizational Rhetoric, Part 1 – The Contributions of Rod Hart." He also presents a paper, "Moving Forward with Organizational Rhetoric: Organizational Identity as an Organizational-Rhetorical Constitution." In addition to serving as the respondent on the panel discussion, communication professor Michael Cody participates in another panel discussion, "Video Games and Learning: Exploring Content Patters, Theoretical Linkages, and Negative and Positive Outcomes Associated with Game Play." Communication professor Janet Fulk is the respondent at a paper session, "Knowledge Work and Trasactive Memory." She also presents a paper with communication professor Peter Monge and communication graduate students Matthew Matsaganis and Yu Yuan called, "Task Assignment in Transactive Memory." Communication professor Tom Goodnight is the respondent for two panel discussions, both hosted by the American Forensic Association, "Productive and Critical Interactions of Law, Argument and Identity," and "Veni, Vidi, Vico? What's Behind the Revival of Vico Studies in Rhetoric?" which will include graduate student Omri Ceren's presentation of his paper, "Vico and New Historicism: Tempering Radical Contingency." Communication professor Larry Gross is the respondent for two paper sessions, "Masculinity and Heteronormativity in Contemporary Film," and "Public Places, Forbidden Spaces, and Negotiating Advocacy: Top Papers of the Caucus on Gay and Lesbian Concerns." Communication professor Thomas Hollihan chairs both the panel discussion at the Doctoral Chairs Breakfast and the Doctoral Education Committee Business Meeting. Communication professor Colleen Keough presents her paper, "The Justice Public Relations Inquiry Project" in a paper session about public relations. Communication professor Randall Lake presents his paper, called "Editor, 'Argumentation & Advocacy'" at a panel discussion about Argumentation and Forensics called "Insight from the Editors: A Roundtable Discussion of Forensic Research." He also serves as the respondent for a panel discussion about American Studies called "(Re)Appropriating the Past to Move Towards New Cultural and Political Futures for Native American Communities." Communication professor Peter Monge participates in a panel discussion about Organizational Communication called "Publishing Organizational Communication Research." Communication professor Stephen O'Leary presents a paper with journalism professor Larry Pryor called "Simnews and the Internet: Competing Perspectives of Reality." He also presents his paper, titled "Utopian and Dystopian Possiblities of Networked Religion in the New Millennium" at a panel discussion panel about Religious Communication called "God Today: Religion in Contemporary Culture." Journalism professor Joe Saltzman participates in a Panel Discussion called "The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture – From Ancient Scribes to Sob Sisters to War Photographers: A Media Literacy Presentation with Pedagogical Applications." He also participates in a Pre-Convention Seminar Conference called "Visions of Chicago in Sight and Sound: Looking Back at the Fantasies, Moving Forward to the Realities." Communication professor Stacy Smith chairs a panel discussion, "Video Games and Learning: Exploring Content Patters, Theoretical Linkages, and Negative and Positive Outcomes Associated with Game Play." The discussion includes presentations by communication professor Kwan Lee with graduate students Namkee Park and Seung-A Jin of a paper titled, "Effects of Narrative on Feelings of Presence in Computer/Video Games" and post doctoral associate Rene Weber with professors Ute Ritterfeld of USC Annenberg and Klaus Mathiak of the University of Tuebingen of a paper called "Violent Computer Games, Aggression and Brain Activity: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study." Michael Cody will serve as a respondent on the panel. Communication professor Gordon Stables participates in both the CEDA Business Meeting and the CEDA Executive Council Meeting. Visit the NCA Convention Web site»