Media Highlights

CBS News
Gillette leaps into culture wars with ad challenging images of masculinity
Jan. 16, 2019

CBS News' "MoneyWatch" quoted Robert Kozinets about Gillette's new ad targeting toxic masculinity.

Los Angeles Times
Alicia Keys to host 2019 Grammy Awards
Jan. 15, 2019

The Los Angeles Times cited research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the lack of gender parity among Grammy nominees and winners.

Elle
The Latinx community is overlooked by Hollywood. Does a slew of new movies herald a change?
Jan. 15, 2019

Elle noted research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the lack of gender and racial parity in the film and television industries. 

Los Angeles Times
ICM names Lorrie Bartlett to board of directors
Jan. 14, 2019

The Los Angeles Times mentioned a study from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the lack of gender parity among film directors. (Second mention here.)

RealClearPolitics
Cyntoia Brown and the quality of mercy
Jan. 13, 2019

RealClearPolitics noted a documentary by Daniel Birman about Cyntoia Brown and the role it may have played on bringing national attention to her case.

Washington Post
The real value of Paul Manafort’s polling data
Jan. 12, 2019

The Washington Post published an op-ed by David Measer about the value of the data President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, potentially shared with Russian agents.

The Los Angeles Times
Idris Elba at Coachella, snowman in space and more conversation starters for your weekend
Jan. 11, 2019

The Los Angeles Times mentioned research by Stacy Smith, Marc Choueiti and Katherine Pieper of the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative that found 16 of the directors for the top 100 grossing movies in 2018 were black, up from six black directors working on the top 100 films in 2017 and eight in 2007.

The Root
Only 5 of the top-grossing films since 2007 were directed by black women—and 2 were from Ava DuVernay
Jan. 8, 2019

The Root and Brit + Co featured new research by Stacy Smith, Marc Choueiti and Katherine Pieper of the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative that found 16 of the directors for the top 100 grossing movies in 2018 were black, up from six in 2017 and eight in 2007.

Washington Post
‘This president lies daily’: Critics demand networks fact-check Trump’s live immigration speech
Jan. 8, 2019

The Washington Post quoted Mike Ananny about calls to fact-check President Trump's prime-time immigration speech on the U.S.-Mexico border.

The New York Times
Netflix’s bow to Saudi censors comes at a cost to free speech
Jan. 6, 2019

The New York Times quoted Nicholas Cull about the private-sector diplomacy employed by corporations, as when Netflix agreed to censor content at the request of the Saudi Arabian government.

The New York Times
More black people directed top films, study says
Jan. 4, 2019

The New York Times featured new research by Stacy Smith, Marc Choueiti and Katherine Pieper of the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative that found 16 of the directors for the top 100 grossing movies in 2018 were black, up from six in 2017 and eight in 2007. The Los Angeles TimesKPCC-FM, the Boston Globe and Quartz also highlighted the study's results.

IndieWire
Every studio film directed by female filmmakers coming out in 2019 and 2020
Jan. 2, 2019

IndieWire cited research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the lack of gender parity among film directors for the highest-grossing films.

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