Media Highlights

Inside Higher Ed
A threat to private colleges?
January 25, 2021

Inside Higher Ed quoted Morley Winograd, senior fellow at the Center on Communication Leadership & Policy, on President Biden's proposal to make public colleges free.

KCRW-FM's 'Greater L.A.'
From crime to COVID, 110 newsletters aim to cover every corner of L.A.
January 25, 2021

KCRW-FM's Greater L.A. interviewed Gabriel Kahn about Crosstown, a joint initiative between USC Annenberg and USC Viterbi, and its new project to provide hyperlocal news for areas of Los Angeles that have lost their community newspapers.

Los Angeles Times
Inviting new people to make stories. How this VP is pushing Netflix to diversify.
January 22, 2021

In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Netflix VP Vernā Myers referenced the work of Stacy Smith of the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the need for Hollywood to hire directors of color.

QAnon believers are in disarray after Biden is inaugurated
January 21, 2021

CNN interviewed Marc Ambinder about the future of QAnon and its believers now that Donald Trump has left office without following through on their conspiracy theories.

Los Angeles Times
Biden to offer legal status to 11 million immigrants, plans to stop border wall construction
January 20, 2021

The Los Angeles Times interviewed Roberto Suro about President Joe Biden's immigration proposal. “If enacted — and that is a big if — reality will be much different," he said.  

Los Angeles Times
Could TV writers help curb the pandemic? This group thinks so
January 15, 2021

The Los Angeles Times highlighted a campaign by the Norman Lear Center's Hollywood, Health and Society program aimed at weaving good COVID-19 practices and policies into entertainment.

KCRW-FM's 'Press Play'
Parler is banned from Amazon, Apple and Google as tech companies silence right-wing hate speech
January 11, 2021

KCRW-FM's Press Play interviewed Michael Overing on tech companies suspending the accounts of political agitators who are spreading misinformation.

Future of entertainment? Avatars could be K-pop’s next superstars
January 10, 2021

CNBC quoted Hye Jin Lee about the future of virtual avatars in the entertainment industry.

Impact of MLB's Negro Leagues decision
December 25, 2020

CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV featured Daniel Durbin on Major League Baseball's decision to reclassify the Negro Leagues as a major league. "This is a starting point for opening up the discussion on just how important these players were," he said.

The Wrap
Can cable news avoid a ratings collapse after Trump leaves?
December 22, 2020

The Wrap interviewed Stacy Scholder in an article about how cable news ratings could decline once President Trump leaves office.