Stories by Geoffrey Baum:
Digital Project Updates Internet Trends
The latest report finds significant concerns about online predators and children’s participation in online communities.
Exhibit Peers Behind Magazine Covers
The early exchange of creative graphic design and editorial concepts between the U.S. and Germany is explored in a new USC Annenberg exhibit.
World Press Photo Exhibit Returns to USC
USC Annenberg Announces NEA Fellowships
25 journalists are awarded fellowships to the school’s NEA Arts Journalism Institute in Theater.
Students Win Chick Hearn Scholarships
Sam Farber and Marcelo Figueroa will pursue their dreams with support from an endowment in the name of the legendary Lakers announcer.
WNET’s Baker to Deliver Loper Lecture
The USC Annenberg series highlights the challenges and opportunities facing public broadcasting.
Al-Jazeera’s Impact to be Studied
Annenberg Tabs Cronkite Award Winners
Television journalists from networks and local stations are honored for informative, issue-based coverage of the 2006 political campaigns.
Hartford Writers Win Selden Ring Award
A series on mentally unfit soldiers sent to Iraq garners the top prize for investigative reporting given by USC Annenberg.
USC Establishes Norman Lear Chair
Associate Dean Martin Kaplan to hold the endowed chair in entertainment, media and society at the USC Annenberg School.
NEA Announces Second Arts Institute
By teaming again with the USC Annenberg School, the National Endowment for the Arts seeks to strengthen print and broadcast coverage of theater, music, opera and dance. The institute will be held in January.
USC Annenberg Launches New Center
The USC Annenberg School Center for the Digital Future will explore the global impact of communications technology. Jeffrey Cole, founder of the World Internet Project, will direct.
Under the Table
Gannett newspapers win the USC Annenberg Selden Ring Award for their probe of corruption in the New Jersey Legislature. The annual prize recognizes top-notch investigative reporting.
Fellowship of the Spring
Seven prominent journalists earn fellowships granted by USC Annenberg and the J. Paul Getty Trust. Performance art seminars and talks with emerging artists are among this year’s activities.