Media Highlights

Associated Press
In success for ‘Captain Marvel,’ a defeat for trolls
Mar. 13, 2019

The Associated Press mentioned research from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the lack of gender and racial parity among film critics.

Roll Call
Why Trump, in the era of fake news, is fueling journalism majors
Mar. 13, 2019

On its Political Theater podcast, Roll Call interviews Christina Bellantoni on how the era of fake news is bringing out the real value of journalism and motivating the next generation to seek the truth.

Algorithms: Almost human?
Mar. 11, 2019

NPR Washington D.C. affiliate WAMU-FM interviewed Safiya Noble on how inherent racism is programmed into software and internet search engines.

Los Angeles Times
Campaigns without end: Today’s presidential marathons took root in 1968
Mar. 11, 2019

The Los Angeles Times quoted Geoffrey Cowan about the political party presidential nominating process.

Crowdfunding democratizes justice, for some
Mar. 11, 2019

Law360 quoted Karen North about the use of social media and crowdfunding platforms to help with legal fees.

The Wall Street Journal
Citi and advertiser group start a push to lift female musicians
Mar. 8, 2019

The Wall Street Journal and AdWeek referenced study results from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative on the lack of gender parity in the music industry. Other studies were cited in Newsweek, the Huffington Post and Refinery 29.

New York Magazine
'Captain Marvel' is a groundbreaker for the MCU, and also not a great movie. Which matters more?
Mar. 8, 2019

New York Magazine's Vulture mentioned the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative is working with Brie Larson and the Captain Marvel team to make sure the film's press days are more inclusive.

Los Angeles Times
Julian Castro’s run for president banks on Latinos, but it’s a steep climb to White House
Mar. 5, 2019

The Los Angeles Times quoted Roberto Suro about presidential candidate Julian Castro and if he can rely on the support of Latino voters.

Washington Post
Why children have such powerful moral authority
Mar. 1, 2019

The Washington Post quoted Henry Jenkins on how the internet has bolstered the effectiveness of youth activism.

André Previn, musical polymath, has died at age 89
Feb. 28, 2019

NPR quoted Tim Page about the late Andre Previn, a pianist, composer and conductor. KPCC-FM's AirTalk also interviewed Page about Previn.