Allissa Richardson

Expert in how marginalized communities use mobile and social media to produce innovative forms of journalism — especially in times of crisis.

Assistant Professor of Journalism & Communication

Communication & Journalism

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism


  • Social justice
  • Police brutality
  • Protest
  • Activism
  • Black feminism
  • Diversity
  • Pop culture
  • Race and ethnicity
  • Social media
  • Technology
  • African American history

Additional Information

Allissa V. Richardson is the author of Bearing Witness While Black: African Americans, Smartphones, and the New Protest #Journalism.

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