Media Highlights

The 2020 Census had problems loooooong before the citizenship question
June 26, 2019

LAist quoted Colin Maclay of the Annenberg Innovation Lab on the issues that will arise with an undercount in the 2020 Census.

How China’s hyper-professionalized influencer market could be a model elsewhere.
June 24, 2019

The BBC quoted David Craig on China's sophisticated social media influencer industry.

Los Angeles Times
California Inc.: Tech giants aim not to repeat Microsoft’s antitrust mistakes
June 24, 2019

The Los Angeles Times mentioned research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the lack of representation of LGBTQ characters in film and television.  

Yes Magazine
Here’s what fat acceptance is—and isn’t
June 24, 2019

Yes Magazine referenced a study from Stacy Smith that found that, of the top 100 films released in 2016, only two women larger than a size 14 were cast as a lead or a co-lead. See also: inStylist Magazine. 

San Antonio Express-News
Recession vs. removals: What slowed Mexican unauthorized migration?
June 22, 2019

The San Antonio Express-News featured an op-ed co-written by Roberto Suro on why Mexican immigration to the United States has declined radically over the last few years.

The Mercury News
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf ridicules President Trump for announcing ICE raids in a tweet
June 20, 2019

The Mercury News quoted Dan Schnur on President Trump's announcement of supposed ICE raids to come.

Women are taking on more leading roles in entertainment, but men are still the stars
June 20, 2019

MarketWatch cited research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the scarcity of women directors on the top films in North America from 2007 to 2018.

The Daily Beast
Inside the battle to get LGBTQ Americans counted in the census
June 20, 2019

The Daily Beast featured a project from the Annenberg Innovation Lab that aims to ensure LGBTQ people fill out their census forms in April 2020 despite questions about sexual orientation and gender identity being removed.

Bloomberg Businessweek
Hollywood’s liberal elite still struggles to give queer artists a shot
June 19, 2019

Bloomberg Businessweek cited research from Stacy Smith of the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on a lack of diversity in regard to LGBTQ characters in film and television.

Los Angeles Daily News
Inland Empire’s booming warehouse industry brings jobs – not health care coverage
June 19, 2019

The Los Angeles Daily News published an article from USC's Center for Health Journalism's Uncovered California project on Inland Empire companies that don’t provide adequate health insurance.

Los Angeles Times
Country LakeShake makes waves with an all-female lineup
June 17, 2019

The Los Angeles Times cited research from Stacy Smith and the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the lack of diversity in country music.