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Based at the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, the Center on Communication Leadership & Policy conducts research and organizes courses, programs, seminars and symposia for scholars, students, policymakers and working professionals to prepare future leaders in journalism, communication and other related fields. CCLP focuses its activities in two areas:

  1. The Role of Media in Democracy and
  2. Communication Leadership

Current projects include:

  • Public Policy and the Future of News
  • New Models for News
  • The Constitution and the Press
  • Children’s Media and Ethics
  • Women and Communication Leadership
  • Photographic Empowerment

About the Authors

Geoffrey Cowan – Principal Investigator
David Westphal – Lead Researcher

This project is made possible in part by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. The statements made and views expressed are solely the responsibility of the authors.