Media Highlights

KABC-AM 790
New data shows crime reports in Los Angeles involving homeless people and the mentally ill are way up
August 27, 2019

KABC-AM 790 featured research from the Crosstown project, a collaboration between USC Annenberg and the USC Viterbi School, on crime reports in Los Angeles involving homeless people and the mentally ill. 

Vice
I'm a celebrity... get me on YouTube!
August 27, 2019

Vice quoted David Craig on how established celebrities have begun posting on YouTube to appear more authentic.

The New York Times
Latinos are underrepresented in Hollywood, study finds
August 26, 2019

The New York Times featured research by Stacy Smith and the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative that shows Latino representation in film lags significantly behind the U.S. population. Additional coverage was found on Vice and ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV

Associated Press
Study finds films lag significantly in Latino representation
August 26, 2019

The Associated Press featured research by Stacy Smith and the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative that shows Latino representation in film lags significantly behind the U.S. population. The findings were also featured in The New York TimesLos Angeles TimesABC NewsChicago TribuneThe Seattle TimesMarket WatchYahoo News, and Variety

CBS News
Companies make millions off kid influencers, and the law hasn't kept up
August 26, 2019

CBS News quoted Karen North of about the lack of labor laws for child social media influencers.

Spectrum 1 News
'Inside the Issues with Alex Cohen'
August 23, 2019

Spectrum 1 News' Inside The Issues with Alex Cohen featured an interview with Josh Kun on his new book, The Autograph Book of L.A.: Improvements On The Page of The City, which Kun wrote in collaboration with the Los Angeles Public Library.

CBS
"It's kinda crazy": Kid influencers make big money on social media, and few rules apply
August 23, 2019

CBS quoted Karen North about the implications of children becoming social media influencers.

Los Angeles Daily News
Crime is down at LA schools. But there’s a caveat.
August 22, 2019

The Los Angeles Daily News featured Crosstown in a story on crime levels decreasing at Los Angeles school campuses. The study found "there were 2,014 crimes reported at school campuses in the city during the 2018-19 school year, a 10.1% drop from the previous year."

Los Angeles Times
Column: CEOs say they care about customers and workers. Propaganda experts are unimpressed.
August 21, 2019

The Los Angeles Times quoted Nicholas Cull on how CEOs are trying to reverse negative perceptions of them. “There seems to be a concern among the CEOs that they’re becoming the bad guys,” Cull said.

LAist
USC promised transparency, so why is it acting 'like the Kremlin'?
August 19, 2019

As part of the Beacon Project, USC Annenberg's summer reporting internship program, LAist published a student-authored article analyzing USC's responses to recent issues, including student health, admissions, the medical school, the business school and athletics.

BuzzFeed News
A former UCLA student said this campus doctor sexually abused him, joining 48 patients from USC
August 17, 2019

As part of the Beacon Project, USC Annenberg's summer reporting internship program, BuzzFeed News published a student-authored article investigating allegations against a former doctor at USC's student health center.

Washington Post
Chinese youth, fed ‘officially sanctioned fake news,’ vilify Hong Kong peers
August 15, 2019

The Washington Post quoted Clayton Dube of the U.S.-China Institute on how Chinese officials are attempting to manipulate news about the Hong Kong protests.

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