USC in the News

USC In the News 10/31/2017

The New York Times (in an Associated Press story) featured work by USC Shoah Foundation and the USC Institute for Creative Technologies to produce a "New Dimensions in Testimony" installation at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center. The installation will allow visitors to interact with digitally preserved versions of genocide survivor testimonies. The foundation is a result of a partnership with USC Trustee Steven Spielberg to preserve as many survivor testimonies as possible. Daily Mail (UK) also mentioned the opening of the holographic exhibit.

The Press-Telegram featured research by Hernan Galperin of the USC Annenberg School on internet access and subscription rates within Long Beach. Galperin found differences between east and southwest Long Beach and adoption rates varied greatly depending on the income level within each Long Beach neighborhood. The researchers also found that older adults often choose not to subscribe to internet service, which also impacts adoption rates in the city.

The Seattle Times quoted Joshua Goldstein of the USC Dornsife College about recent changes to China's recycling policies.

Slate quoted Edward McCaffery of the USC Gould School on how the proposed federal tax changes will disproportionately affect women and the middle class.

Mother Jones quoted Emilio Ferrara of the USC Viterbi School's Information Sciences Institute about the lack of accountability in Twitter's corporate practices for managing hate speech. Axios also mentioned Ferrara's research on the proportion of Twitter accounts managed by bots. 

Men's Health quoted Raj Dasgupta of the Keck School of Medicine of USC about the prevalence of sleep groaning.

Sputnik quoted Robert English of the USC Dornsife College about the harm to President Donald Trump's reputation and ability to lead following the recent indictments of former campaign manager Paul Manafort and others.

NBC News noted USC's participation in the Southern California-wide exhibit, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.

Forbes published a two-part interview with retired Gen. David Petraeus, Judge Widney scholar at the USC Price School, on his best leadership advice.

Columbia Journalism Review published commentary by David Westphal, a senior fellow at the USC Annenberg School's Center on Communication Leadership & Policy, about the rise of nonprofit-supported journalism. Columbia Journalism Review published a Q&A by Westphal.

The Tyee (Canada) published a review of a new book by Steven Ross of the USC Dornsife College.

Laconia Daily Sun published commentary by Susan Estrich of the USC Gould School about how the opioid crisis impacts President Donald Trump's base.