In an article about filmmaker Robert Rodriguez's streaming service deal, the Los Angeles Times cited research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the number of speaking roles in top movies that went to Hispanic or Latino actors in recent years.
Bloomberg cited research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the number of top-grossing movies with speaking roles for Asian actors.
Dan Schnur told ABC News that Republican donors are somewhat apathetic towards California's gubernatorial recall election, while also noting that recent polling showed "considerable grassroots support for recall."
CNN featured Neftalie Williams on skateboarding being part of the Olympics and the way different cultures respond to the sport. "The way that we experience skateboarding in the U.S. is not the same as we experienced skateboarding in Cuba," he said. Williams was also profiled in Forbes.
KCRW-FM's Greater L.A. spoke with Taylor Mills, a journalism undergraduate and a reporter at Crosstown, about rental trends in Southern California.
The Washington Post quoted Alison Trope on the commodification of women's bodies. “It’s not just if you’re a person in the industry like Britney Spears or Billie Eilish," she said. "We’re all being commodified. All of us.”
Bloomberg spoke with Freddy Tran Nager on the legal implications of applying for jobs through TikTok. “I’m thinking about all the low-income people who would love to apply to these jobs ... but they don’t have the means to do so,” he said.
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.