Media Highlights

Tobacco companies turn to social media to hook young people
Apr. 9, 2019

NPR Phoenix affiliate KJZZ-FM interviewed Robert Kozinets about his research on how large tobacco companies are using social media to skirt marketing regulations on the industry.

Based on the writings of Bruce Lee, 'Warrior' explores a forgotten part of Chinese-American history
Apr. 6, 2019

Newsweek cited research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the underrepresentation of Asians and Asian-Americans in the entertainment industry.

Ahead of Academy of Country Music Awards, study examines gender, age gap between male and female artists
Apr. 5, 2019

Newsweek highlighted a new study from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the severe underrepresentation of women in country music in almost every measure. Fortune also covered the study.

The slowest freeway in L.A. is not all of them. Here's the real answer
Apr. 5, 2019

LAist featured research by Mingxuan Yue, a graduate student at the USC Viterbi School, and Gabriel Kahn for the collaborative Crosstown project. The latest focus is on which Los Angeles freeway is quantitatively "the slowest."

Trump to visit California border and hold fundraiser — in a state where his approval rating is around 30%
Apr. 4, 2019

CNBC quoted Dan Schnur about the California Republican Party's relationship with President Donald Trump.

The New York Times
Arike Ogunbowale strives for greater fame. But first, another title.
Apr. 4, 2019

The New York Times quoted doctoral student Courtney Cox about the double standards for college female athletes compared to their male counterparts.

To be king: Glenda Jackson and the power of genderless casting
Apr. 4, 2019

 NBC News San Diego affiliate KNSD-TV mentioned research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the lack of women in leading roles.

The Wall Street Journal
Snap pushes into gaming, ratcheting up battle royale with ‘Fortnite’
Apr. 4, 2019

The Wall Street Journal quoted Karen North on why Snap Inc. is entering the gaming industry.

The New York Review of Books
Are the humanities history?
Apr. 2, 2019

The New York Review of Books quoted Mike Ananny on how technology opens opportunities for graduates of the humanities.

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg wants internet regulation ... as long as he can shape it
Apr. 2, 2019

CNET quoted Dan Schnur about the adversarial relationship between policymakers and tech companies. 

The Wrap
Wakanda was 4th most mentioned African nation on U.S. television, USC study finds
Apr. 1, 2019

The Wrap highlighted research by Johanna Blakley and colleagues from the Norman Lear Center on Africa's representation in the media. 

With business groups allied against it, L.A. parcel tax faces big hurdle
Apr. 1, 2019

EdSource quoted Dan Schnur about the opposition to a parcel tax on the Los Angeles ballot.