SEMINARS

American Tapestry:  Covering a Changing America

December 3, 2008 - December 6, 2008
Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California
In partnership with News21 - Carnegie-Knight Initiative for the Future of Journalism

About | Agenda | Speakers | Resources

Agenda

December 03, 2008, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Opening Lunch - Welcome and Introduction to Workshop

Presentation by:

  • Vikki Porter, Director, Knight Digital Media Center, USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
  • Jody Brannon, National Director, News21 - Carnegie-Knight Initiative for the Future of Journalism, Arizona State University
Link: Resources for U.S. Immigration Issues
Link: Resources for Affordable Housing Issues
Link: Resources for Race, Ethnicity and Economics
Link: Resources for Race, Ethnicity and Politics
Link: Resources for Aging in America
Link: Resources for Asian and Asian Americans
Link: Resources for Youth Demographics
Link: Resources for Native Americans in the US
Link: Resources for Latinos in the US
Link: Resources for African Americans in the US
Link: Resources for US Mexican Border Issues
Link: Resources for Education in the US
Link: Resources for Working Families in the US
Link: Resources for Demographics and Economic Development
Link: Resources for US Demographics in the 21st Century

December 03, 2008, 10:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Deconstruction of News21 Successes

Presentation by:

  • Jody Brannon, National Director, News21 - Carnegie-Knight Initiative for the Future of Journalism, Arizona State University
Windows Media Video: Video: Deconstruction of News21 Successes (258MB)

December 03, 2008, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

A 30,000-foot View of the Demographic Landscape

Presentation by:

  • William H Frey, Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution; Research Professor, University of Michigan Population Studies Center; Senior Fellow, Milken Institute
PowerPoint: A 30,000-foot View of the Demographic Landscape
Windows Media Video: Video: A 30,000-foot View of the Demographic Landscape (151MB)

December 03, 2008, 2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Welcome Reception

December 03, 2008, 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Dinner – Q & A with William Frey

December 04, 2008, 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM

U.S. Census: The Trends of the 21st Century and How to Find Them

Presentation by:

  • Marc Perry, Chief of the Population Distribution Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
PowerPoint: Perry: Using American FactFinder
PowerPoint: Perry: Current Population Trends as Seen in the Census Atlas of the United States
Windows Media Video: Video: U.S. Census: The Trends of the 21st Century and How to Find Them (209 MB)

December 04, 2008, 7:45 AM - 9:15 AM

Lessons from the Election 08 and Patchwork Nation

Presentation by:

  • Dante Chinni, Project Director, Patchwork Nation, The Christian Science Monitor
Windows Media Video: Video: Lessons from the Election 08 and Patchwork Nation (135 MB)
PowerPoint: Chinni: Patchwork Nation. Understanding America in a Time of Change

December 04, 2008, 9:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Lunch and Screening of “Latinos ‘08”

Lunch and screening of “Latinos ‘08,” a new PBS documentary by Phillip Rodriguez that focuses on the unprecedented clout of the country’s fastest growing demographic and its impact on American politics for decades to come. A Q&A with Phillip will follow the screening.

Presentation by:

  • Phillip Rodriguez, Senior Fellow, Institute for Justice and Journalism, USC Annenberg School for Communication

December 04, 2008, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

New Population Narratives: Foundations and Discussion

Presentation by:

  • Roberto Suro, Professor, USC Annenberg School for Communication, and Founder, Pew Hispanic Center
  • Dowell Myers, Professor and Co-Director, Center for the Study of Immigration Integration, USC School of Policy, Planning and Development
Windows Media Video: Video: New Population Narratives: Foundations and Discussion (162 MB)

December 05, 2008, 5:45 AM - 7:15 AM

Working and Learning

Presentation by:

  • Lynne Casper, Professor of Sociology, USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • Sylvia Allegretto, Deputy Chair, Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, UC Berkeley
  • Brian Stecher, Associate Director, Rand Education
Windows Media Video: Video: Working and Learning (233 MB)
PowerPoint: Stecher: Emerging Issues in Education

December 05, 2008, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Next Generation

Presentation by:

  • Lindsay Shutte, Director, Millennial Strategy Program, and Generational Consultant, Frank H. Magid Associates
  • Mark Lopez, Associate Director, Pew Hispanic Center
  • Ricardo D Stanton-Salazar, Former Associate Director and Affiliate, USC Center for American Studies and Ethnicity; Associate Professor of Education and Sociology, USC Rossier School of Education and USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
PowerPoint: Lopez: Chronicling Latinos’ diverse experience in a changing America
Windows Media Video: Video: Next Generation (148 MB)
PowerPoint: Shutte: The Millennial Generation

December 05, 2008, 9:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Lunch and Discussion – Horizon Watching

Presentation by:

  • Dan Gillmor, Director, Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship and the Kauffman Professor of Digital Media Entrepreneurship, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University
Windows Media Video: Video: Horizon Watching (133 MB)

December 05, 2008, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Learning Moments – Visualization Tools and Techniques

Presentation by:

  • Amy Gahran, Senior Editor of OaklandLocal.com, Digital Media Consultant
  • Mark Luckie, Associate Producer, Entertainment Weekly; and Blogger, 10,000 Words
  • Don Wittekind, assistant professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Windows Media Video: Video: Learning Moments – Visualization Tools and Techniques (304 MB)
Flash File: Wittekind: Immersive Multimedia

December 06, 2008, 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM

Learning Moments:  Exploiting Technology

Presentation by:

  • Ashish Soni, Director of the Information Technology Program (ITP) at the Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California.

December 06, 2008, 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

News 21 Deconstruction Part II

Presentation by:

  • Jody Brannon, National Director, News21 - Carnegie-Knight Initiative for the Future of Journalism, Arizona State University

December 06, 2008, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Farewell Lunch

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