USC in the News

USC In the News 8/10/2017

NPR Louisville affiliate WFPL-FM featured a new study by Neeraj Sood of the USC Schaeffer Center and colleagues on why patients are unlikely to price shop for doctors or medical treatments. "Despite the many state and private interventions to improve price transparency, few respondents in our study were aware of external resources they could use to obtain prices for different providers," the researchers wrote.

Los Angeles Daily News highlighted USC Rossier School’s partnership with the Ednovate charter school network to improve the standard of education in Los Angeles public schools. "Going into an existing school and trying to make changes is very difficult to do; for the kind of innovative approach that we wanted to do, the charter was the way to go," said USC Rossier School Dean Karen Symms Gallagher.

NPR's "Morning Edition" interviewed David Kang of the USC Dornsife College's Korean Studies Institute about why nuclear conflict with North Korea is unlikely and why many Americans underestimate Kim Jong Un. KPCC-FM's "Take Two"also interviewed Kang about the volatile situation.

CNN quoted Clayton Dube of the USC Annenberg School's U.S.-China Institute on why North Korea has developed a nuclear arsenal as a form of deterrence, rather than launching an offensive attack on the United States, South Korea and their allies (second story here). NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV also interviewed Dube.

USA Today quoted Alec Levenson of the USC Marshall School's Center for Effective Organizations about the social costs of requiring embedded microchips for employees.

Reuters and Daily Mail (UK) quoted David Schonfeld of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School on how to best speak to children and address their concerns following a tragic event.

PBS Newshour interviewed Mike Chinoy of the USC Annenberg School's U.S.-China Institute about the recent actions of the North Korean government and the subsequent reaction by President Donald Trump and his administration.

New York Magazine quoted David Hauser of the USC Dornsife College’s Mind and Society Center on how people tend to stick to a stereotypical script when confronted with unusual scenarios like talking to a cancer patient.

Vice quoted David Cruz of the USC Gould School about whether a recent case filed challenging President Donald Trump's ban on transgender service members can be successfully litigated without an official military policy in place.

Zocalo Public Square quoted Roberto Suro of the USC Annenberg School and USC Price School about the impact of Donald Trump's presidency and policies on the immigrant community in Los Angeles.

The Oregonian quoted David Carter of the USC Marshall School's Sports Business Institute about the viability of ticket subscription services for millennial sports fans.

Business Insider (India) quoted David Measer of the USC Annenberg School on how advertisers are trying to appeal to Americans who do not live on either coast in their messaging.

KCET-TV published commentary by Nathan Masters of the USC Libraries about the development of the Italian Village in Long Beach.

Eater Los Angeles mentioned Cava Grill opened at USC Village on Aug. 8, 2017.

Odessa American published commentary by Susan Estrich of the USC Gould School about the recent director of communications for the White House.