Tag Archive: USC

Q&A w/ HENRY JENKINS, SPREADABLE MEDIA – Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture

  Aired: 04/21/13 “If it doesn’t spread, it’s dead,” is the simple consistent message of a new book, SPREADABLE MEDIA: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture, that maps the changes taking place in our media environment. For all their consolidation, concentration, and money, corporations can no longer control media distribution. Millions are now…

Q&A: FREDRIK GERTTEN, BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS and LINCOLN BANDLOW, Attorney

  Aired 07/29/12 I talk with FREDRIK GERTTEN, whose new film BIG BOYS GONE BANANAS documents the efforts of food giant Dole to keep his previous film BANANAS from ever being seen. We’ll be joined by his attorney, LINCOLN BANDLOW. The first film told the story of Nicaraguan plantation workers successful suit in Los Angeles…

Q&A: MARIA ARMOUDIAN, Journalist/Radio Host

Aired 08/08/11

KILL THE MESSENGER emerged from MARIA ARMOUDIAN’s studies into the causes of genocide, war, peacemaking, democratization, and the protection of human rights and the environment, while she was working on her Ph.D. at the University of So…

Q&A: Experts On Constitutional Law

Aired 05/01/11

Live from USC – The Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

ERWIN CHEMERINSKY, founding dean of the UC Irvine Law School, has also taught at DePaul and Duek. An expert on constitutional law, he has frequently argued cases before the…

Q&A: JOE MATHEWS & MARK PAUL – co-authors of CALIFORNIA CRACKUP

Aired 05/01/11

Live from USC – The Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

JOE MATHEWS writes about California and the West as the Irvine Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation. A LA Times staff writer for 18 years, he is co-author of CALIFO…

Q&A: ROBERT SCHEER, editor-in-chief of Truthdig – Author

Aired 12/05/10

ROBERT SCHEER, editor-in-chief of Truthdig, was Vietnam correspondent and an editor of Ramparts magazine from 1964-69. He worked with the Los Angeles Times for nearly 30 years, as a national correspondent from 1976-1993 and as a weekly …

Q&A: WARREN BENNIS, Former University President & Advisor To 5 Presidents – Author

Aired 08/29/10

WARREN BENNIS is perhaps America’s leading thinker on leadership, a former university president, an advisor to five presidents, and one of the last of his generation still active in academia (at USC and Harvard). We’ll talk about the st…

Q&A: HENRY JENKINS, Author, CONVERGENCE CULTURE: Where Old and New Media Collide

Aired 07/21/09

HENRY JENKINS is the Provost’s Professor of Communications, Journalism, and Cinematic Art at the University of Southern California. Until recently, he served as the co-founder of the Comparative Media Studies Program at the Massachusett…

Q&A: DAVID BOLLIER, Author – VIRAL SPIRAL

Aired 03/17/09

“A world organized around centralized control, strict intellectual property rights, and hierarchies of credentialed experts is under siege. A radically different order of society based on open access, decentralized creativity, collabora…