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Press Release — Power of Hip Hop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2001 Contact: Amy Levy at ADL (310) 446-8000 ext. 230, Or Caty Borum at The Norman Lear Center (213) 821-1284 ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE AND USC ANNENBERG’S NORMAN LEAR CENTER HOST “THE POWER OF HIP HOP” PANEL “The Power of Hip Hop” is the Second in a… More

Press 2000

The Times Union (Albany, NY) op-ed: “Partisanship prevails,” by Neal Gabler, December 24, 2000. Los Angeles Times op-ed: “The Nation; Politics; The unhappy triumph of partisanship,” by Neal Gabler, December 17, 2000. New York Times op-ed: “The Unveiling: Behind the Political Curtain,” by Neal Gabler, December 10, 2000. University Wire:… More

Press Release — 13 Days

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 29, 2000 Contact: Caty Borum (213) 821-1284 borum@usc.edu The Norman Lear Center at USC Annenberg Hosts Free Advance Screening of Thirteen Days, Starring Kevin Costner Panel Discussion to Follow Kennedy, Nixon White House advisors, and Thirteen Days producer and screenwriter are expert panelists LOS ANGELES –… More

Press Release — Politics of Hollywood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 28, 2000 Contact: Amy Levy at ADL (310) 446-8000 ext. 230 LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION . . . . ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE AND USC ANNENBERG’S NORMAN LEAR CENTER LAUNCH “POWER OF THE MEDIA” PANEL SERIES “The Politics of Hollywood: Inclusion and Beyond” is the First in a Series… More

Press Release — Campaign Coverage, February 1, 2001

NEWS RELEASE EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL FEBRUARY 5 CONTACT: Geoffrey Baum (213) 821-1491 MOST LOCAL TV STATIONS AIRED LESS THAN ONE MINUTE PER NIGHT OF CANDIDATES DISCUSSING ISSUES BEFORE ELECTION Stations Committed to Public Interest Standard Aired Three Times As Much, USC Annenberg School/Norman Lear Center Study Says But 5-Minute-Per-Night… More

Press Release — MP3 Survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stephen Rivers or Jamie Falkowski (310) 395-2993 USC Annenberg’s Norman Lear Center Study Shows Music Industry’s MP3 Fears May Be Unfounded Los Angeles — A month after the University of Southern California (USC) banned MP3 downloads from Napster, the Norman Lear Center at the USC Annenberg… More

Press Release — Politics as Entertainment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Caty Borum (213) 821-1284 borum@usc.edu The Norman Lear Center at USC Annenberg Hosts “Politics as Entertainment” Panel & Reception. Neal Gabler, Norman Lear and Arianna Huffington Are Panelists. LOS ANGELES – In the aftermath of one of the closest presidential elections in recent history, The Norman… More

Press Release — Lear Center Launches

Monday, January 24, 2000 USC ANNENBERG SCHOOL FOR COMMUNICATION ESTABLISHES “THE NORMAN LEAR CENTER” The Lear Center will be a unique academic effort to study convergence of entertainment, commerce, and society Los Angeles — The USC Annenberg School for Communication has established The Norman Lear Center, a multidisciplinary research and… More