Ever wanted to write about food for a living? USC Annenberg alumna Jenn Harris, senior food editor at the Los Angeles Times, tells us how her master’s in journalism helped get her a seat at the table.
“I seem these days always to be in search of what is affirming,” said Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. “I am desperately drawn to what is meaningful, what is human, what is beautiful.”
Sheila Murphy, professor of communication, created a study to test ways to motivate women to get screening for cervical cancer. Trained in social psychology, Murphy specializes in identifying the individual, interpersonal, community, ethnic and cultural factors that shape people’s knowledge, attitudes and practices.
Technology has changed how journalists interact with their audience — instead of having direct access via a television screen or a newspaper, modern journalists need to understand what networked press freedom is and how to navigate the algorithms inherent in a new social media landscape. USC Annenberg Associate Professor Mike Ananny researches the intersection between technology and journalism...