USC in the News

USC In the News 8/17/2017

CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV was on-scene leading up to the grand opening of USC Village. During the station’s 5 a.m. broadcast, the reporter highlighted the positive economic impact the development will have on the surrounding community. KCBS-TV also ran live spots during its 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. segments. CW News Los Angeles affiliate KTLA-TV was also reporting live from USC Village throughout the morning, including its 6 a.m. broadcast. Fox News Los Angeles affiliate KTTV-TV ran an interview with USC Vice President of Student Affairs Ainsley Carry during its 7 a.m. broadcast, as well as live shots during its 4:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. news segments. ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV aired a story featuring the most recent drone flyover of the completed USC Village. Los Angeles Times’ “Essential California” and “Today’s Headlines” newsletters linked to the paper’s article on USC Village, Los Angeles Business Journal ran a preview of the development’s grand opening, Business Now highlighted it and VegNews featured the dining hall’s dedicated plant-based station.

The Hollywood Reporter named the USC School of Cinematic Arts the top American film school for the fifth straight year. The outlet highlighted USC School of Cinematic Arts Dean Elizabeth Daley’s ability to bring in diverse perspectives and secure funding for scholarships, facilities and professors.

Forbes highlighted research by Dana Goldman of the USC Schaeffer Center and colleagues on which countries are managing their aging populations the best. Although American seniors do relatively well in quality-of-life measures and about average in physical well-being and financial and personal security, the gap between those who are doing well and those doing poorly is greater in the U.S. than in many other developed countries.

Daily Mirror (UK) highlighted a study by Roksana Karim of Keck Medicine of USC that found women who have their last child after the age of 35, developed their period early, or were on oral contraceptives for an extended period of time were more likely to have strong cognitive function in old age.

The New York Times quoted Stanley Rosen of the USC Dornsife College on how the new Chinese film “Wolf Warrior 2” is patriotic in a non-traditional way for Chinese films.

KPCC-FM’s “AirTalk” interviewed Jody Armour of the USC Gould School about the legal limits of protesting hate speech.

KPCC-FM’s “AirTalk” interviewed Orin Kerr, incoming professor at the USC Gould School, on the constitutionality of a request by the Dept. of Justice for a list of IP addresses for individuals who accessed a website that organized Inauguration Day protests.

NPR Boston affiliate WBUR-FM interviewed Christopher Smith of the USC Annenberg School on Netflix’s moves to become a content competitor with Disney and ABC.

The Detroit News quoted Robert Hernandez of the USC Annenberg School on how the news industry can remain a trusted source in the digital age.

Daily Democrat quoted Dowell Myers of the USC Price School on why millennials are often pushing back parenthood due to financial factors.

The New York Times (in an Associated Press story) reported a man who was convicted in the murder of USC graduate student Xinran Ji was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Los Angeles Times, ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV, CBS News Los Angeles KCBS-TV, NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV, CW News Los Angeles affiliate KTLA-TV, La Opinion, City News Service, Voice of America, LAist, Agence France Presse, Xinhua News Agency and IANS mentioned the sentencing.

The Conversation published an analysis by Jeffrey Fields of the USC Dornsife College on what concessions may need to be made to secure disarmament of North Korea.

The Orange County Register cited comments by Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the ideological splits within both the Republican and Democratic parties.