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Norman Lear Center

Norman Lear: An Appreciation

Rachael Worby | Posted 12.24.2014 | Arts
Rachael Worby

Fragmentation is the unnatural state, and it is our fractured perception that is incongruous to the real world. The transformative artist like Norman Lear is the rescuer who performs magic by simply illuminating our path. Through him I came to know art as personal and connective.

If Norman Lear at 92 Is What 92 Is, I'll Have What He's Having

Marty Kaplan | Posted 09.22.2014 | Books
Marty Kaplan

Norman's book captures the bittersweet comedy of hindsight insight, the way life forces us to revise the running Story of Me we're always telling ourselves in order to make its twists and turns keep making sense.

Jason Linkins

Your Local News Is Terrible, Studies Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Jay Rosen points his Twitter followers in the direction of a study done by the Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California's Annenberg...

Thank You, Norman Lear

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marty Kaplan

The Norman Lear Center gets its name from a man whose belief in the power of entertainment to degrade and to do good, to demagogue and to uplift, to be both gloriously silly and urgently relevant, made him an industry pioneer.