USC Annenberg School For Communication and Journalism

#BalanceforBetter – Happy International Women’s Day!

#BalanceforBetter – Happy International Women’s Day!

Break out your purple! Today marks International Women’s Day (IWD). This year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter, a campaign focused on recognizing and creating gender-balance across all sectors and facets of life. However, while creating balance may be the focus today, reflecting on the history of IWD is important to recognize how women even got themselves on the metaphorical scale. 

Happy Lunar New Year! Celebrating the Year of the Pig Around the World

Happy Lunar New Year! Celebrating the Year of the Pig Around the World

The Year of the Pig will kick-off worldwide with extravagant celebrations rooted in deep historical and cultural tradition.

Social media as a new public sphere

Social media as a new public sphere

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Social network spaces are not simply representational spaces: they are performance spaces.

Media, War & Conflict

Media, War & Conflict

Towards a diagnostic approach to media in fragile states: Examples from the Somali territories