Media Highlights

Variety
Alicia Keys talks new single, female power, high-quality sound at Amazon CES panel
January 14, 2020

Variety cited research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on how many producers and engineers in the music business are female.

Associated Press
DirectorsSoMale: Oscar noms slammed for lack of diversity
January 14, 2020

The Associated Press featured Stacy Smith of the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the lack of diversity in this year's Oscar nominations. Smith and her research were also highlighted on Good Morning America and Fox Los Angeles, and in the Los Angeles TimesTime and Vanity Fair.

Washington Post
How will China respond to rejection from both Taiwan and Hong Kong?
January 14, 2020

The Washington Post quoted Clayton Dube of the USC U.S.-China Institute on how China is responding to rejection from both Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Los Angeles Daily News
Public-private partnerships bring mental health crisis care to uninsured
January 13, 2020

The Los Angeles Daily News featured a story from the USC Center for Health Journalism Collaborative, a part of USC Annenberg, on how public-private partnerships are forming to address mental health crisis care for the uninsured.

NPR
Racism and the royals
January 12, 2020

NPR featured Afua Hirsch on racism being the reason Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are leaving the royal family. She was also quoted in The GuardianNBC News, the Chicago TribuneFortune and Forbes.

Forbes
New Time's Up initiative seeks to increase number of underrepresented critics in the entertainment industry
January 11, 2020

Forbes cited research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on how many professional film critics are either white or men. The Hollywood Reporter and Refinery29 cited the initiative's research on the number of top-grossing films from female directors in 2019.

The New York Times
Black Britons hnow why Meghan Markle wants out
January 9, 2020

The New York Times featured an op-ed by Afua Hirsch on racism being the reason Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are leaving the royal family.

The New York Times
More women than ever are directing major films, study says
January 2, 2020

The New York Times featured Stacy Smith of the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the number of top-grossing films directed by women reaching record levels in 2019. The study was also highlighted in FortuneThe Hill and The Hollywood Reporter.

The New York Times
Study finds 2019 was a ‘banner year’ for female filmmakers
January 2, 2020

The New York Times featured Stacy Smith of the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the number of top-grossing films directed by women reaching record levels in 2019. Additional coverage was found on Good Morning America and CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCAL-TV, and in the Los Angeles Times, the Los Angeles Daily News and The Hollywood Reporter.

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