Media Highlights

Fox News
NRA's Dana Loesch rips CNN's award win for town hall where she was heckled
Mar. 20, 2019

Fox News mentioned that the Norman Lear Center awarded the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism to CNN. Also mentioned here.

Hey LA, the worst time to drive in the rain is probably not when you think
Mar. 20, 2019

LAist featured research by Gabriel Kahn and Mingxuan Yue of Crosstown on the most dangerous times to drive in the rain in Los Angeles.

Washington Post
How social media’s business model helped the New Zealand massacre go viral
Mar. 18, 2019

The Washington Post quoted Mike Ananny on how tech and social media companies can better regulate hate-filled content.

Los Angeles Times
Newsom's death penalty moratorium isn't perfect, but here's why it matters
Mar. 17, 2019

The Los Angeles Times published an op-ed by Sandy Banks about California Gov. Gavin Newsom's recent moratorium on capital punishment in the state. 

Roll Call
Why Trump, in the era of fake news, is fueling journalism majors
Mar. 13, 2019

On its Political Theater podcast, Roll Call interviews Christina Bellantoni on how the era of fake news is bringing out the real value of journalism and motivating the next generation to seek the truth.

Associated Press
In success for ‘Captain Marvel,’ a defeat for trolls
Mar. 13, 2019

The Associated Press mentioned research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the lack of gender and racial parity among film critics.

Algorithms: Almost human?
Mar. 11, 2019

NPR Washington D.C. affiliate WAMU-FM interviewed Safiya Noble on how inherent racism is programmed into software and internet search engines.

Los Angeles Times
Campaigns without end: Today’s presidential marathons took root in 1968
Mar. 11, 2019

The Los Angeles Times quoted Geoffrey Cowan about the political party presidential nominating process.

Crowdfunding democratizes justice, for some
Mar. 11, 2019

Law360 quoted Karen North about the use of social media and crowdfunding platforms to help with legal fees.

New York Magazine
'Captain Marvel' is a groundbreaker for the MCU, and also not a great movie. Which matters more?
Mar. 8, 2019

New York Magazine's Vulture mentioned the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative is working with Brie Larson and the Captain Marvel team to make sure the film's press days are more inclusive.

The Wall Street Journal
Citi and advertiser group start a push to lift female musicians
Mar. 8, 2019

The Wall Street Journal and AdWeek referenced study results from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the lack of gender parity in the music industry. Other studies were cited in Newsweek, the Huffington Post and Refinery 29.