Gabriel Kahn

Annenberg School for Journalism USC

Gabriel Kahn is a professor at the University of Southern California (USC) Annenberg School for Journalism. He studies the economic models of the news industry, works on innovation of news products and teaches economics and business journalism.

Before joining USC Annenberg in 2010 he worked as a newspaper correspondent and editor for two decades, including 10 years at The Wall Street Journal, where he served as Los Angeles bureau chief, deputy Hong Kong bureau chief and deputy Southern Europe bureau chief, based in Rome. He has reported from more than a dozen countries on three continents.

In 1998, Kahn launched Italy Daily, a joint venture of the International Herald Tribune and Corriere della Sera, based in Milan, Italy. He has covered the U.S. Congress for the Washington, D.C.,-based Roll Call, and served as an editor and writer at The Forward, in New York City.

His work has appeared in Mother Jones, The American Prospect, The National Law Journal, Salon, The New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, Pacific Standard and other publications.

He is the co-director of the Media, Economics and Entrepreneurship program at USC and is on the research council of the Annenberg Innovation Lab.

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