Quoted: Week of March 20, 2017

“Quoted” gathers a selection of the week’s news stories featuring and written by USC Annenberg’s leadership, faculty, staff and others.

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Variety featured School of Journalism Director Willow Bay and her appointment as the new dean of USC Annenberg. Bay will assume the role July 1. “Willow Bay is exactly the right person to lead USC Annenberg at this important time, given the dramatic changes in communications and journalism,” said USC Provost Michael Quick. Deadline, Advertising Week, The Wrap, Fortune, Politico, City News Service and LA Observed reported on Bay’s appointment. New York Business Journal also carried a story, along with TVNewser and O’Dwyer’s.

The New York Times quoted Marty Kaplan on why liberal-leaning news and satire news programs are experiencing increased viewership following the election of President Donald Trump.

Newsweek ran an op-ed (originally published by The Conversation) by William Celis on the evolution and perspective of the black press and newspapers.

Laura Davis was quoted by The San Bernardino Sun about the impact fake news and questioning of media credibility has had on college journalists.

The Wall Street Journal cited comments by Davis on how college journalists are responding to diminishing faith in the media.

NPR quoted Tim Page on why listeners experience a familiarity with songs in animated Disney films.

Los Angeles Daily News quoted Karen North about the ease of creating videos and the challenges that poses for personal privacy. 

Salon quoted Jeff Fellenzer on President Trump's decision not to fill out an NCAA bracket.

The Washington Post featured an opinion piece by USC Annenberg Media Center fellow Marc Ambinder. The piece explores and explains five myths related to the concept of the "deep state." "The White House seems to buy the “deep state” theory of governance — the notion that the will of a duly elected president can be thwarted by bureaucrats, especially in the national security realm," writes Ambinder.

New Scientist quoted Dmitri Williams on the ways video game players behave if faced with impending Armageddon and how that may translate to research on the real-world.

The New York Times, in an Associated Press report, quoted Dan Schnur on how Republican control of Congress will affect approval of President Trump's budget cuts. The story was picked up by more than 500 news outlets, including the Daily Mail, US News & World Report, Yahoo and the Houston Chronicle.

San Francisco Chronicle published an op-ed by Schnur on the economic appeals that should be made to voters who supported Donald Trump. 

Voice of Orange County quoted Schnur on the likelihood that the so-called "Trump effect" could cost any of four Orange County Republican congresspeople their seat in the midterm elections. The Sacramento Bee quoted Schnur on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's chances in the race to succeed California Gov. Jerry Brown. The Los Angeles Daily News talked to him about the recent rumors that Arnold Schwarzenegger may challenge U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein for her congressional seat. Voice of OC quoted him about how the election of President Donald Trump may change the electoral map in Orange County.