This fall, Geoffrey Cowan will teach “The Power and Responsibility of the Press” (JOUR200w), the first ever General Education course to be offered by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. The class syllabus includes topics such as the Iraq War, the Pentagon Papers, whistle-blowing, journalistic ethics, and modern day politics. The class has already attracted close to 100 students and will kick off on August 21.