Tag: Center on Communication Leadership and Policy

March 13, 2015

by Jeremy Loudenback Worst in Governance Until a couple of weeks ago, Hillary Clinton’s path to the White House in 2016 was considered a fait accompli, lacking only a formal announcement…

October 31, 2012

The Swing Vote: Targeting Voters in the Presidential Election October 31, 2012 12:00pm to 1:00pm Featuring: Teddy Davis, Press Secretary, Office of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Michael Davidson, Chief…

October 24, 2012
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September 20, 2012

Road to the White House Featuring: Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, Senior Fellow at USC Price and political analyst for KNBC, Los Angeles Raphael Bostic, Director of the Bedrosian Center on Governance…

April 5, 2012

An insightful conversation on the Presidential election as the upcoming California primary grows in significance. Special guests include columnist and veteran political consultant Bob Shrum, author of No Excuses: Confession of a Serial Campaigner, and Marylouise Oates, journalist, human rights activist and author of Making Peace and other novels.

CCLP director Geoffrey Cowan will lead the discussion.

March 29, 2012

In a campaign season dominated by Super PACS and a political culture in which money and lobbyists seem to rule, what role do special interests play in our political system? Join a panel of experts including Jack Abramoff, former Republican lobbyist, newly-turned ethics watchdog, and author of Capitol Punishment: The Hard Truth About Washington Corruption from America’s Most Notorious Lobbyist, and Bob Hertzberg, former Speaker of the California State Assembly and Co-Chair of reform group California Forward, to discuss the impact of special interests in politics and the presidential campaign.

March 8, 2012

Geoffrey Baum, managing director of USC Annenberg’s Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) discusses the Presidential election following the Super Tuesday primaries and the unique dynamic between the candidates and the news media in this year’s election.

February 8, 2012

How Populist Movements Shape American Politics

Tea Partiers and Occupiers are at opposite ends of the political spectrum, yet they both embrace the politics “of the people.” What effect will these populist movements have on the upcoming state, congressional and presidential races?

January 30, 2012

Students Talk Back This week’s discussion focuses on Social Justice issues facing USC/Los Angeles. Featuring: Leslie Ivie, USC Price MPA student, Partnership for an Equitable Los Angeles Lisa Schweitzer,  Associate…

November 16, 2011

What if you could pick your choice for president?” Non-partisan Americans Elect envisions a new online, direct form of democracy for 2012—an election in which voters pick a president, not a party.

November 9, 2011

CCLP faculty fellow Tom Hollihan is the author of Uncivil Wars: Political Campaigns in a Media Age. Hollihan, communication professor Gordon Stables and members of the Trojan Debate Squad will talk about the media’s role in influencing public perception of issues in the 2012 presidential election.

October 19, 2011

Featuring CCLP senior fellow and presidential biographer Richard Reeves. A USC Annenberg journalism professor, Reeves has authored biographies of Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon, and John Kennedy, among others. His latest book is Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of The Berlin Airlift-June 1948-May 1949.

September 28, 2011

Featuring CCLP Senior Fellow Narda Zacchino, who is currently working on a book about California that focuses on the oft-made comparisons between California and Texas. Joining her will be Annenberg Professor and Truthdig Editor Robert Scheer.