USC in the News

USC In the News 8/10/2018

The New York Times (in an Associated Press story) featured research by Jason Doctor of USC's Schaeffer Center on doctors who prescribed fewer opioids after learning of a patient's overdose. More than 400 letters were sent to doctors as part of the study. The story also appeared in The Washington Post, The Washington Post (in a California Healthline story), Los Angeles Times, NPR and HealthDay.

The Wall Street Journal quoted Gale Lucas of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies on teaching empathy to artificially intelligent messaging tools, or chatbots.

Los Angeles Times quoted Ann Crigler of the USC Dornsife College on Sen. Dianne Feinstein taking a break from public campaign events in August.

Inside Higher Ed quoted David Carter of the USC Marshall School on the difference between raising money for athletics and academics in higher education.

Fox News Los Angeles affiliate KTTV-TV quoted Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on police tactics and brutality. 

KPCC-FM quoted Niels Frenzen of the USC Gould School on the goals of reunited families who had been separated at the border.  

The Verge quoted Adam Leventhal of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on the adverse health effect of nicotine. 

Vice News quoted Mary Samplaski of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on cocaine and sexual dysfunction.  

Futurism quoted Dennis Wixon of the USC School of Cinematic Arts on the future of gaming. 

The Washington Post mentioned research by Stacy Smith of the USC Annenberg School on the underrepresentation of women and minorities in the entertainment industry. Los Angeles Times also mentioned the study. 

USA Today cited comments by Orin Kerr of the USC Gould School on what the law says about collusion.  

The Atlantic mentioned the USC Annenberg School in a story about enrollment of journalism majors. 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published an op-ed by Avelardo Valdez of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School on Latino activism in Wisconsin. 

Big Think published commentary by David Kang of the USC Dornsife College on whether war with China is inevitable.