Asian pop culture magazine comes to USC

A renowned Asian pop culture magazine that specializes in multimedia content is moving from Westwood to South LA. and will now be published at USC.

Asia Pacific Arts, an online magazine featuring interviews and music clips from Asian and Asian American artists is now being published by the USC US-China Institute in partnership with the USC East Asian Studies Center and the Annenberg School of Communication & Journalism. Until September, the magazine was published at the UCLA Asia Institute.

“The USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism views Asia Pacific Arts as a great opportunity to capitalize on and link several key programs at Annenberg: our growing global network of scholars and practitioners, especially in Asia, and our thriving programs in arts journalism and entertainment studies,” Carola Weil, associate dean for planning and strategic initiatives at Annenberg, told USC News.

With the switch in publisher, the magazine also went through a significant redesign and will soon be expanding its coverage.

Many USC students have already started contributing to the publication.