Media Highlights

Digital Trends
What would breaking up Big Tech companies mean for you?
August 2, 2019

Digital Trends quoted Karen North on what breaking up the big tech companies would accomplish.

Washington Post
‘Old Town Road’ is a viral hit. That doesn’t mean its success was spontaneous.
July 30, 2019

The Washington Post quoted Henry Jenkins on why "viral" content should actually be defined as "spreadable."

Orange County Register
Paperwork woes keep some low-income moms and kids from enrolling in Medi-Cal — is an ‘express lane’ the fix?
July 29, 2019

The Orange County Register featured a story from the Center for Health Journalism on how paperwork complications can keep low-income families from enrolling in Medi-Cal.

Associated Press
Actresses of color make equal-pay quest a group effort
July 29, 2019

The Associated Press cited research from Stacy Smith of the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the number of popular films featuring women in starring roles.

The Atlantic
Adam Schiff is back from the wilderness
July 22, 2019

The Atlantic quoted Dan Schnur on Congressman Adam Schiff's newfound status as a Democratic folk hero.

Comic-Con at 50: still the place for epic fandom
July 19, 2019

Marketplace quoted Henry Jenkins on the 50th year of San Diego Comic-Con.

Instagram slowly tests hiding the number of likes on a post
July 19, 2019

NPR interviewed Karen North on Instagram's plan to hide likes on all posts.

Foreign Policy
America’s road to reputational ruin
July 18, 2019

Foreign Policy magazine quoted Nicholas Cull on the decline in U.S. soft power during the Trump presidency.

The New York Times
Have we hit peak podcast?
July 18, 2019

The New York Times quoted Karen North on the current deluge of podcasts and what's next for the medium.


The New York Times
As America debates abortion, Hollywood seeks the realities
July 18, 2019

The New York Times quoted Kate Langrall Folb on the recent surge in abortion storylines on television and in movies.

Twitter says Trump's so-called racist tweets don't violate their policy
July 17, 2019

KCBS-AM interviewed Karen North on Twitter deciding that President Trump's racist tweets did not violate their policies.

Los Angeles Times
What’s in a name? Josh Kun mines the library’s autograph collection for new book and exhibit.
July 12, 2019

The Los Angeles Times featured Josh Kun in an article about The Autograph Book of L.A., his latest collaboration with the Los Angeles Public Library.