USC In The News

USC In the News 2/5/2019

Los Angeles Times published an op-ed by Gregory Treverton of the USC Dornsife College about the national security risks posed by President Donald Trump's alleged lack of understanding or interest in intelligence meetings. "ll this disarray can only be emboldening our adversaries and disheartening our allies," Treverton wrote. He also published a second opinion piece on the subject in The Hill.

Los Angeles Times quoted Douglas Moss of the USC Viterbi School's Aviation Safety and Security Program about the increasing automation of aircraft autopilot systems.

U.S. News & World Report (in a HealthDay story) quoted Ricky Bluthenthal of the Keck School of Medicine of USC about expanding access to hepatitis C treatments, drug overdose treatments and needle exchange programs.

Yahoo quoted Robert Shrum of the USC Dornsife College's Center for the Political Future and Unruh Institute on the lack of substance in recent State of the Union speeches.

CalMatters quoted David Meyer of the USC Gould School about the increasing rate public defenders are arguing for their clients to be ruled incompetent to stand trial.

Morning Consult quoted Daniel Durbin of the USC Annenberg School's Institute of Sports, Media and Society on why sports fan enjoy rooting against the New England Patriots.

Morning Consult quoted Christina Bellantoni of the USC Annenberg School about the increase in viewership for the State of Union over the past several years.

The New York Times (in an Associated Press story) mentioned a settlement involving a former doctor at USC's student health center.

Los Angeles Times cited results from a USC Rossier/PACE poll that found 56 percent of California voters believed reducing gun violence should be on the top priorities for education. Politico mentioned the poll found 55 percent of California voters support changing Proposition 13, the state's property tax law.

Los Angeles Times mentioned allegations against former Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas prior to his former affiliation at USC.

The Root mentioned research from the USC Annenberg School's Inclusion Initiative on the lack of gender and racial parity among film directors for the industry's highest grossing movies.

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education cited comments by Shaun Harper of the USC Rossier School's Race and Equity Center on a new book about racism on college campuses.