Sheindlin Establishes Public Debate Forum At USC

A gift from Judge Judy Sheindlin will provide a forum space at USC Annenberg dedicated to public debate and advancing intellectually rigorous, civil and healthy discourse at a time when it is critically needed. The Sheindlin Forum, inside Wallis Annenberg Hall, will be named for Judy and her husband, Jerry Sheindlin, and will be unveiled […]

Willow Bay Named Dean Of USC J-School

Just under thee years after she became the director of USC Annenberg School for Journalism, Willow Bay today has shattered a glass ceiling at the SoCal institute. The former Good Morning America/Sunday co-anchor has been named the dean of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.


Mining Social Media Engagement To The Max

USC’s Robert Hernandez has emerged as a social media guru, advising journalists and media companies on how to mine and manage this increasingly important audience engagement tool. Companies that ignore Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and other social media outlets face a dim future, he says.


2011 Cronkite Award Winners Announced

Proving that good political coverage can make great television, the 2011 winners of the USC Annenberg Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism were announced today: Local Broadcast Station • KOMO 4 TV, Seattle, Washington, wins Local Broadcast (Large Market) for its coverage of both state and local elections. Judges commended the station for […]