USC in the News

USC In the News 3/8/2018

The Washington Post highlighted a proposal by Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg School's Inclusion Initiative for those in the entertainment industry to include an "inclusion rider" in their contracts. Best actress winner Frances McDormand called on her colleagues to ask for inclusion riders during her acceptance speech at the Oscars, and "Black Panther" star Michael B. Jordan committed to using inclusion riders for all of his production company's projects. CNN, BBC, Mashable, The Guardian (UK), The Hollywood Reporter, The Huffington Post, Vanity Fair, The Wrap, Newsweek, Buzzfeed News, Vogue, Refinery29, Daily Mail (UK), Entertainment Weekly, Entertainment Tonight, MTV, NMEElite Daily, The Telegraph (UK), Press Association (UK) and Press Trust of India mentioned Smith's proposal.

Reuters quoted Brian Nguyen of the Keck School of Medicine of USC about older labeling on emergency contraception packages that include an age and gender requirement.

CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV quoted Jean Reisz of the USC Gould School on why it is unlikely California's legislation to protect undocumented immigrants will be overturned in federal court.

KPCC-FM's "AirTalk" interviewed Peggy Stewart of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School on whether parents who are homeless are inherently negligent if they do not seek out public services to better provide for their children.

CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KNX-AM interviewed Sam Erman of the USC Gould School about the Justice Dept.'s lawsuit against California.

La Opinion quoted Jonathan Aronson of the USC Annenberg School on how President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs will impact America's trade agreements with Canada and Mexico.

Yahoo quoted Lisa Pecot-Hebert of the USC Annenberg School about the importance of understanding intersectional feminism.

Nature quoted Darius Lakdawalla of the USC Schaeffer Center on why cancer patient care costs continue to rise.

The San Jose Mercury News quoted Dan Schnur of the USC Annenberg School about Attorney General Jeff Sessions' visit to California.

Deadline Hollywood quoted Stanley Rosen of the USC Dornsife College about the expected interest in "Black Panther" by Chinese audiences.

Mozilla's "IRL" podcast interviewed Safiya Umoja Noble of the USC Annenberg School on how technology is influenced by the inherent racism of its programmers.

The Ringer quoted Emilio Ferrara of the USC Viterbi School's Information Sciences Institute on the factors that led to widespread use of bot accounts on social media.

Honolulu Star Advertiser quoted Michael Colangelo of the USC Marshall School's Sports Business Institute on why Ultimate Fighting Championship owners are having a difficult time finding a new broadcast partner.

PopSugar quoted Lauren Green of the Keck School of Medicine of USC about the possible benefits of curcumin, which is found in turmeric, on preventing or treating migraines.

Associated Press and Buzzfeed News cited research by Stacy Smith and colleagues from the USC Annenberg School's Inclusion Initiative on the underrepresentation of women and minorities in the entertainment industry.

The Washington Examiner published commentary by Greg Autry of the USC Marshall School on why President Donald Trump's proposed steel tariffs improve the country's national security.