Michael Parks

Expert in international affairs in Asia, the Middle East and Russia, media ethics and management, newspaper industry and journalism education

Professor of Journalism, USC Annenberg School


  • international affairs
  • Asia
  • China
  • Korea
  • Middle East
  • Afghanistan
  • Israel
  • Russia
  • Vietnam
  • ethics
  • media management
  • economics
  • war coverage
  • urban community coverage
  • newspaper design
  • journalism education

Additional Information

  • Winner, 1987 Pulitzer Prize for international reporting for coverage of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa
  • Member, American Society of Newspaper Editors
  • Member, Pacific Council on International Policy
  • Former Los Angeles Times editor
  • Former international correspondent for Los Angeles Times and Baltimore Sun, reporting from Moscow, Beijing, Jerusalem, Johannesburg, among other cities


  • Russian
  • French

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