Familiar faces joined new ones as alumni, faculty and students celebrated the 20th anniversary of the student-produced broadcast Annenberg TV News (ATVN) in a packed lobby of more than 200 people at Wallis Annenberg Hall.
“Until stores change and the gender binary becomes a gender spectrum in the fashion world, I want to normalize people who own and operate clothing from both sides of the store,” said Ellen Ford on her podcast Outfit.
5 minutes with Christina Dunbar-Hester
For much of her academic career, Christina Dunbar-Hester has explored how ideas of diversity and identity manifest themselves in technological fields. Rather than larger firms, she has been particularly drawn to smaller communities and subcultures in tech. Her first book, Low Power to the People: Pirates, Protest and Politics in FM Radio Activism, examines how activists helped convince the federal government to grant more broadcast licenses to small community radio stations.
You’ll find them in small towns and on the big networks. Reporters and anchors from USC keep TV news alive.
Michelle Tuzee ’88 one of the most recognizable broadcast anchors in Los Angeles, remembers the day local television news changed.
Award-winning author, journalist and social critic Afua Hirsch has been appointed the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Journalism and Communication. One of Britain’s most vibrant voices on international affairs, the politics of identity and issues related to social justice, Hirsch will share her multi-platform media expertise with USC Annenberg students in both Los Angeles and London.
Paula, a 59-year-old mother of two in Southern California, is getting out of a cooking rut with VeggieBook, a free mobile app we created that users can view in English or Spanish. It gives her customized recipes and food tips.
Cyntoia Brown, whose conviction for murder and 60-year prison sentence in Tennessee drew widespread public attention following USC Annenberg professor Daniel H. Birman’s documentary film focusing on her case, has been granted clemency and will be released from prison later this year.
A new study reveals a dramatic improvement in black directors working across the 100 top-grossing films, though there has been little change for other industry positions.
Black Panther or BlacKkKlansman could take home a Golden Globe on Sunday, but they are also signs that 2018 delivered some much-needed change to Hollywood. For the first time in over a decade, Hollywood studios hired a greater percentage of black directors to helm top-performing films. A new study out today sheds light on the phenomenon and documents areas where progress is still needed.