It’s a sunny Los Angeles day. Professor of Communication François Bar has brought a new cruiser bike, along with its curious cart, to Sixth Street at San Pedro Street, where some unhoused Skid Row residents have come to know him by name. He isn’t out for a leisurely ride; the cart is an experiment designed with and for the homeless residents as a means to bring more electric power and internet accessibility to the area
USC Annenberg Professors François Bar and Hernán Galperin have spent years studying the digital divide and its implications in Los Angeles and around the world. One of their most recent collaborations is with the Los Angeles Community Action Network (LACAN) who work with the homeless population on Skid Row in Los Angeles. Together they worked with the community to co-design a solution to a pressing problem for the homeless population — charging their phones.
As the summer movie season winds to a close, and the conversation around immigration continues to simmer, one place where audiences won’t find the Latino community is in popular films, according to a new study.
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How authenticity of Instagram models affects buying decisions.
The monolithic, three-story media wall in the lobby of Wallis Annenberg Hall serves as an easy visual metaphor: Its towering presence always conveys that you’re at the center of something. When big news is breaking, USC Annenberg students, faculty and staff know they can gather to witness it here — especially if that news is about national politics. During the 2016 election season, all three presidential debates were shown live on the media wall, with students packed onto three floors engaging with faculty in post-debate discussion.
Liberals and conservatives have wildly different TV-viewing habits — but these 5 shows bring everyone together
There’s been a lot of concern about how conservatives and liberals consume their news from sources that merely confirm their preexisting beliefs. The result, supposedly, has been a disintegration of a shared reality and a fracturing of the nation’s political life. But does this trend extend to the shows we choose to watch on TV to relax and unwind?
A new study examines the ecosystem of the animation industry and finds pluses and minuses for women in the field.