Media Highlights

Mastering Marketing Strategies For Generation Alpha
February 13, 2023

Forbes featured an article by Adjunct Instructor Stefan Pollack about mastering marketing strategies for generation alpha.

What the M&M’s commercial shows about Super Bowl ads today
February 12, 2023

CNN spoke with Clinical Professor Karen North about why Super Bowl commercials matter for brands. 

NBC Los Angeles
USC Launches ‘The Second Draft Project’ With Lora Dene King
February 10, 2023

NBC Los Angeles featured the launch of the Charlotta Bass Lab and spoke with founding director and Associate Professor Allissa V. Richardson.

Political Feuds Are Increasingly Out In The Open Thanks To Social Media
February 9, 2023

Forbes spoke with Part-Time Lecturer of Communication Julianna Kirschner about political feuds on social media.

The Guardian
‘There is no standard’: investigation finds AI algorithms objectify women’s bodies
February 8, 2023

The Guardian spoke with Research Professor Kate Crawford about how AI algorithms rate photos of women as more sexually suggestive than those of men.

2023 Valentine’s Day spending survey
February 7, 2023

WalletHub featured an article from Clinical Professor of Communication Mathew Curtis about Valentines Day. 

Los Angeles Times
From Orange County to the Texas border: How Bill Melugin became a Fox News fixture
February 1, 2023

The Los Angeles Times spoke with Professor of Professional Practice of Journalism Gabriel Kahn about being the guardians of their own reporting in the current media environment.  

Washington Post
Do you have a moral duty to watch the police beating of Tyre Nichols?
January 31, 2023

The Washington Post spoke with Associate Professor of Journalism and Communication Allissa Richardson about the Memphis police killing of Tyre Nichols.

Los Angeles Times
Op-Ed: L.A. ports can’t follow business as usual. Our shipping system is unsustainable
January 30, 2023

The Los Angeles Times shared an OpEd by Professor Christina Dunbar-Hester  about the port's need for a just energy transition. 

Asian Americans grapple with senseless acts of violence following back-to-back shootings in California
January 25, 2023

Insider spoke with Adjunct Instructor May Lee about anxieties in recent years towards the increase in violence against AAPI communities.

The Daily Breeze
Oscar nominations show both progress and regression for diversity
January 24, 2023

The Daily Breeze interviewed Associate Professor of Professional Practice of Journalism Mary Murphy about the lack of diversity among this year’s Oscar nominations.

Pasadena Star-News
Some Lunar New Year celebrations go ahead, despite Monterey Park mass shooting
January 22, 2023

The Pasadena Starr- News and other publications in the SoCal News Group quoted Adjunct Instructor May Lee about community celebrations taking place with additional security measures.