Media Highlights

The Wrap
David Letterman Netflix Show Cut Out Kanye ‘Ye’ West Comments on ‘Nazis’ and Rihanna Payback (Exclusive)
November 5, 2022

The Wrap spoke with Clinical Professor Karen North on the recent censorship of Kanye West’s comments in media. 

Los Angeles Times
Most TV shows and movies ignore climate change. That’s a problem
November 3, 2022

The Los Angeles Times mentioned a Media Impact Project study by the USC Norman Lear Center looking at how media addresses the climate crisis. 

The Hill
Musk’s plan to charge for Twitter verification sparks credibility concerns
November 3, 2022

The Hill spoke with Clinical Professor Karen North about Elon Musk’s plan to charge for Twitter verification.

What ‘news deserts,’ Americans must ensure what they’re consuming is legit
November 1, 2022

Professor of Professional Practice of Journalism Gabriel Kahn shared with KCRW-FM the importance of balance when consuming news. 

ABC News
Musk now gets chance to defeat Twitter's many fake accounts
October 31, 2022

ABC News interviewed Associate Professor of Communication and Computer Science Emilio Ferrara about his role working with Elon Musk to address Twitter’s fake account problem.

Los Angeles Times
The dubious history of the Santa Monica Observer, the outlet behind that false Paul Pelosi story
October 31, 2022

Associate Professor of Communication and Journalism Mike Ananny spoke with The Los Angeles Times about disinformation and fake news on Twitter.

Washington Post
Top Twitter executives set to get $120 million in golden parachutes
October 29, 2022

The Washington Post spoke with Clinical Professor Karen North on the compensation received by top Twitter executives who were fired.

Los Angeles Times
California Sen. Alex Padilla is campaigning hard — just not for himself
October 27, 2022

Professor Dan Schnur spoke with the Los Angeles Times about Sen. Alex Padilla's campaign. 

Washington Post
Opinion: Why the Latino vote will surprise us for the next 20 years
October 27, 2022

The Washington Post ran an op-ed by Professor of Journalism and Public Policy Robert Suro about the role the Latino vote will play in future elections. 

U.K. watchdog issues first of its kind warning against 'immature' emotional analysis tech
October 26, 2022

Gizmodo featured Professor Kate Crawford on her book “Atlas of AI” about the pitfalls of emotional analysis technology.