In 2021, Netflix partnered with Associate Professor of Communication Stacy L. Smith and the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative to release an inaugural report on inclusion in its scripted film and series content. Netflix also committed to updating that report every two years through 2026 as a means of creating...
The music industry is preparing to honor the latest Grammy® nominees and winners on February 5. For women in music, though, there’s one additional thing to celebrate this year, according to a new study.
“Inclusion in the Recording Studio?,” the sixth annual report on the music industry from Stacy L. Smith and the...
USC Annenberg research shows use of branded content is growing and may be causing consumer confusion
Study is featured in the 2019 Relevance Report available for download Nov. 1.
Mobile devices are rewiring the way parents and teens connect with one another in countries across the globe. How is the near-universal presence of these devices affecting parent-teen relationships in the United Kingdom?
New study finds inequality by gender and race/ethnicity for film reviewers across 3 years and 300 movies.
Talking computers have been a science fiction staple since at least the days of the original Star Trek series. Now that digital assistants that respond to voice commands are firmly in the realm of science fact, a recent study suggests that this technology has some very enthusiastic users who might have watched the warp-driven adventures of the U.S.S. Enterprise when they first aired in the 1960s.
Across 1,100 popular films from 2007 to 2017, new report finds little change in representation for women, underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, LGBT community, or people with disabilities.