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The Tyranny of 18-49

The holy grail for mass media is the 18 to 49 age group. Entertainment programmers, marketers and advertisers covet that… More

FCC Media Ownership Hearing

Lear Center Director Marty Kaplan presented remarks at a panel discussion about diversity in entertainment and cross-ownership rules at a 2006 FCC Media Ownership Hearing. Testimony was recorded and submitted as a public record to the FCC as part of the “Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” on media rules.


Martin Kaplan Martin Kaplan holds the Norman Lear Chair in Entertainment, Media and Society at the USC Annenberg School, where he was associate dean for ten years. He is the Founding Director of the school’s Norman Lear Center, whose mission is to study and shape the impact of media and… More

Historians, Journalists and the Challenges of Getting It Right Historians and journalists are both storytellers: They’re in the business of… More

The Art & Craft of the Obituary (click image to watch video) The Death & Life of Great American Newspapers… More