USC Annenberg Professor Geoffrey Cowan’s JOUR 460 class, Social Responsibility of the News Media, explores the role of journalism and society through a political and historical lens.
Professor Robert Hernandez and his JOVRNALISM team partner with ProPublica and The Texas Tribune to head off a large-scale disaster
Someday a perfect storm will hit the Gulf Coast city of Houston. We don’t know when it will arrive. But we do know that, when it finally does hit the country’s fourth largest city, it could result in thousands of lives lost, millions of dollars in damages and a paralyzed American economy—and little is being done to prepare for it.
In October a group of USC Annenberg students launched a new initiative that uses social media brand to collect and share stories about Latinos in the communities near USC’s campus and beyond.
Named Dímelo , which means “tell me” in Spanish, the project was born out of “Social Media Storytelling for a Latino Audience,” a directed...
A few years ago, USC Annenberg lecturer Miki Turner began to notice a pattern in her journalism history class, JOUR 505: The Practice: The Evolution of Journalism as a Profession. Asked if they could explain why 1968 was such a pivotal year in American history, her students were stumped. In another class, she recalled, some...
Former model Bethann Hardison imparts wisdom to USC Annenberg class about diversity in fashion industry
Fashion industry icon Bethann Hardison discussed her life as a fashion model, opening her own modeling agency and issues of race in relations in the fashion industry with students.
USC Annenberg professors have said that understanding and making use of digital tools are no longer just skills for our students to pad their resumes — they’re the new requirements.
Through a series of special topic classes (JOUR 499), the school gives students the opportunity to familiarize themselves with programming languages and new technologies like Python and Google Cardboard...
USC Annenberg challenges students to think innovatively about the future of media, but equally important for students pursuing careers in the entertainment industry is understanding how the role of the journalist has changed in recent years.