Media Highlights

Institute for Public Relations
How should corporations respond to social issues
April 30, 2024

Institute for Public Relations shared a report from the Annenberg Center for Public Relations that analyses the perceptions of corporate activism. 

Social media has already won the latest press war
April 30, 2024

Forbes quoted Part-time Lecturer of Communication Julianna Kirschner about the ways news outlets have adapted to viewers who seek content on social media. 

Spectrum News 1
L.A. TACO launches membership drive to save publication
April 19, 2024

Spectrum News 1 interviewed Professor of Professional Practice of Journalism Amara Aguilar about community news outlets, such as LA Taco, that are struggling with funding.

NBC News
Why many WNBA players leave the U.S. to supplement their incomes
April 19, 2024

NBC News quoted Adjunct Instructor Rob Parker for a story about why many WNBA players leave the U.S. to supplement their income.

Spectrum News 1
Ballot measure to reform Prop. 47 gathers 900,000 signatures
April 18, 2024

Spectrum News 1 interviewed Adjunct Instructor Dan Schnur about an effort to reform Prop. 47, which voters passed in 2014 and categorizes some crimes as misdemeanors.  

Google who? Gen Z is searching on TikTok, YouTube instead
April 13, 2024

Axios quoted Professor of Professional Practice of Journalism Fred Cook in an article about the internet behavior of users ages 18-24.

Christian Science Monitor
Two states warn that Biden may be kept off their ballots
April 12, 2024

Christian Science Monitor quoted Adjunct Instructor Dan Schnur about whether President Biden will appear on the ballot in Ohio and Alabama due to deadline changes.

Californians get hacked all the time. The state’s top cybersecurity job is vacant
April 11, 2024

CalMatters quoted Adjunct Instructor Dan Schnur about the state’s unusual and lengthy search to fill California’s top cybersecurity job, State Cybersecurity Integration Center commander.

Nieman Lab
The California Journalism Preservation Act would do more harm than good. Here’s how the state might better help news
April 10, 2024

The Nieman Lab mentioned Crosstown as an example of how universities can become incubators for innovation in the news. 

TikTok is testing a new Instagram rival—Are photos making a comeback?
April 9, 2024

Forbes quoted Clinical Professor of Communication Karen North about TikTok Notes, the platform's upcoming expansion into text and photo sharing.

The Guardian
Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner announce plan to revive Life magazine
March 28, 2024

The Guardian quoted Clinical Professor of Communication Karen North in an article discussing model Karlie Kloss and investor Joshua Kushner’s plans to revive Life magazine, which stopped its regular publications in 2008.

Bridging the skills gap: Empowering agency professionals in an AI-driven world
March 27, 2024

Forbes published an article by Adjunct Instructor Stephen Pollack about how agencies can equip employees to thrive in the era of AI.