Media Highlights

Los Angeles Times
Country LakeShake makes waves with an all-female lineup
Jun. 17, 2019

The Los Angeles Times cited research from Stacy Smith and the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the lack of diversity in country music. 

CBC News (Canada)
Comedies 'Late Night' and 'Booksmart' showcase the power of women on both sides of the camera
Jun. 16, 2019

CBC News cited research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the scarcity of women directors on the top films in North America from 2007 to 2018. 

USC Annenberg study defines areas of trouble, suggests improvements, for women working in animation
Jun. 13, 2019

Forbes featured research from Stacy Smith and colleagues at the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on gender inclusion in the U.S. animation industry. See also: Slate.

Washington Post
‘Shaft’ is a fine, fun and funny film. It’s also aware of the weight of its history.
Jun. 12, 2019

The Washington Post, in a review of the new Shaft film, cited a 2018 study from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, which noted that just over 76% of film critics are white.