The Fresno Bee quoted Dan Schnur on U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes' preparations for his 2022 re-election campaign. “On one hand, he made enemies in all 50 states," Schnur said. "On the other hand, he put together tremendous national support."
The Wall Street Journal quoted Daniela Baroffio on social media's maturation as a field.
The New York Times featured Neftalie Williams on how the inclusion of skateboarding in the Olympics means an uptick in diversity. "It makes you think about the fact that here are Olympians that can get arrested skating down the street," he said. "No one's getting arrested playing water polo."
Today spoke with Alan Abrahamson on the news that a member of the U.S. women's gymnastics team tested positive for COVID-19 four days before the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony. "Everyone expected [positive] COVID tests; to have a COVID test affect the gymnastics team, that's a big wow," he said.
The Los Angeles Times quoted Neftalie Williams on the inclusion of skateboarding in the Olympic Games. "By having skaters and surfers there, it changes the notion of who is considered an athlete,” he said.
KCBS-TV featured research by Crosstown, a partnership between the USC Annenberg and USC Viterbi, on the city of Los Angeles seeing a spike in homicides despite a dip in crime.
The New York Times noted that Allissa Richardson was interviewed in a new documentary on the 2019 incident when a high school student grinned and stared at a Native American demonstrator.
In an essay for the Guardian, Ben Carrington assessed the debate around race and sports in the United Kingdom. "We must all now take responsibility for creating a nation that recognises and respects all Black British citizens regardless of how well one of us can take a spot kick," he wrote.
PolitiFact quoted Laura Castañeda on why media outlets need to better explain to the public how they determine newsworthiness. "That could help mitigate charges of bias from the public," she said. "Transparency is key."
The Washington Post cited research by Stacy Smith and Katherine Pieper of the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the poor portrayal of mental health across ViacomCBS programming, including MTV's shows.
MSNBC featured a column by Marc Ambinder on Twitter riding the line between moderation and censorship. "In the future, we might be able to use a third-party app to reduce to near-zero the amount of hate speech we see online," he wrote.