Media Highlights

QAnon believers are in disarray after Biden is inaugurated
January 21, 2021

CNN interviewed Marc Ambinder about the future of QAnon and its believers now that Donald Trump has left office without following through on their conspiracy theories.

Los Angeles Times
Biden to offer legal status to 11 million immigrants, plans to stop border wall construction
January 20, 2021

The Los Angeles Times interviewed Roberto Suro about President Joe Biden's immigration proposal. “If enacted — and that is a big if — reality will be much different," he said.  

Los Angeles Times
Could TV writers help curb the pandemic? This group thinks so
January 15, 2021

The Los Angeles Times highlighted a campaign by the Norman Lear Center's Hollywood, Health and Society program aimed at weaving good COVID-19 practices and policies into entertainment.

KCRW-FM's 'Press Play'
Parler is banned from Amazon, Apple and Google as tech companies silence right-wing hate speech
January 11, 2021

KCRW-FM's Press Play interviewed Michael Overing on tech companies suspending the accounts of political agitators who are spreading misinformation.

Future of entertainment? Avatars could be K-pop’s next superstars
January 10, 2021

CNBC quoted Hye Jin Lee about the future of virtual avatars in the entertainment industry.

Impact of MLB's Negro Leagues decision
December 25, 2020

CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV featured Daniel Durbin on Major League Baseball's decision to reclassify the Negro Leagues as a major league. "This is a starting point for opening up the discussion on just how important these players were," he said.

How Billboard’s 2020 women In music event is like no other
December 10, 2020

Forbes cited research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the low percentage of recent popular songs written by women.

Toxicity in gaming is dangerous. Here's how to stand up to it.
December 9, 2020

Wired featured an Op-Ed co-written by Dmitri Williams on harassment in video game culture. "This behavior has significant, long-term negative effects on players, especially those who do not fall into the stereotypical gamer demographic of young white males," they wrote.

Los Angeles Times
Essential Politics: A Californian view of Democratic division
December 9, 2020

The Los Angeles Times featured Dan Schnur on state politics in California. "The joke in California politics is that this is a two-party state — it's just that they're both Democratic parties," he said.