The Los Angeles Daily News featured research from Crosstown, a partnership between USC Annenberg and USC Viterbi, that identified a recent spike in L.A. shootings.
In an article about a new Netflix fellowship for underrepresented filmmakers, the Los Angeles Times cited research by Stacy Smith and the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on diversity in Netflix's movies and TV shows.
Vox quoted Karen North on how people are using social media during the pandemic. “One thing that brings people together is shared experiences,” she said. “All of a sudden we all have a shared experience.”
MSNBC featured an op-ed by Marc Ambinder on why the upcoming Conservative Political Action Conference won't push back against former President Trump's election lies. "CPAC is a chance to lead part of the base out of the abyss. That's not going to happen," he wrote.
The Wall Street Journal cited research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the percentage of women who are songwriters or music producers.
The Los Angeles Times quoted Roberto Suro on the new immigration bill introduced by Democrats. “This is the White House signaling to the Hill, ‘We haven’t given up on comprehensive immigration reform,’” he said.
CBS This Morning cited research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the very high percentage of male artists on Billboard's year-end country chart between 2014 and 2018.
ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV featured Allissa Richardson on the shift toward activism among people of color in California. "You have a combination of student efforts that have banded together with labor groups that make the activist atmosphere a bit more special," she said.
The Associated Press quoted Martin Kaplan about Rush Limbaugh's influence on political discourse. “What he did was to bring a paranoia and really mean, nasty rhetoric and hyperpartisanship into the mainstream,” he said.
The Los Angeles Business Journal quoted Allissa Richardson on the importance of the Los Angeles Sentinel for L.A.'s Black community.