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 of her candidacy and a ticket to Philadelphia. But with recent revelations about her use of a private email account Read more…
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 Executive Officer, Gen Next Giuseppe Robalino, Member, USC College Republicans Co-Moderated by: Dan Schnur, Director USC Jesse M. Unruh Institute Read more…
California Ballot Proposition 35 on Human Trafficking October 24, 2012 12:00pm to 1:00pm USC Annenberg’s Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) presents a conversation on human trafficking in the 2012 elections featuring: Chris Kelly, the founder of the Safer California Foundation, D’Lita Miller, human trafficking trainer and Family Support Read more…
Road to the White House Featuring: Morley Winograd, Senior Fellow, Center on Communication Leadership & Policy Michael Hais, Fellow, NDN and the New Policy Institute C-authors, Millennial Momentum: How a New Generation is Remaking America Moderator: Geoffrey Cowan, Director, Center on Communication Leadership & Policy View the video
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 and professor at USC Price
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.
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.
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.
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?
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 Professor at USC Price Paulina Gonzalez, Executive Director of SAJE (Strategic Actions for a Just Economy) Moderated by: Raphael Bostic, Read more…
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.
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.
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.
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.