Yes, says a new report by the UCLA Center for Scholars and Storytellers, but only when they approach these topics in a credible, supportive way.
New social media campaign was created by Professor Renee Tajima-Peña and alumnus Jeff Chang.
Jeff Share, Jackie Goldberg share vision for new curriculum, teaching students how to navigate fake news and disinformation.
AAPI faculty and staff at UCLA recommend media that provide insights into history, culture, struggle and contributions.
The messages kids glean from TV can influence their attitudes and behaviors as they grow into their teenage years and beyond, UCLA psychologists say.
New York Times reporter Megan Twohey, whose reporting helped spark the #MeToo movement, delivered the latest UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Lecture.
Simply targeting influencers and opinion makers isn’t always the best way to get your message across — advertising is key, says professor Gabriel Rossman.
“We need to be honest about what’s going on,” Tapper said as he delivered UCLA’s annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture.
The live virtual event honored the work of journalists whose contributions illuminate the worlds of business, finance and the economy.
Texas Tribune’s chief product officer believes the key to reaching audiences is understanding their behavior and preferences.
Working with Los Angeles public television station KCET, the UCLA group seeks to show paths toward sustainability.
“The underlying theory is identical for all conspiracy theories,” says UCLA professor Timothy Tangherlini.
The Hollywood power couple connected with public health professor Anne Rimoin after she appeared on an MSNBC program.
UCLA’s Dan Froot’s goal is to to have everyone start thinking about income disparity and the systems that conspire to create food insecurity.
The UCLA Film & Television Archive has introduced a digital portal showcasing local news footage of Tom Bradley, Los Angeles’ first African American mayor.
The Loeb Awards are the top honor in business journalism.
Study, which is the first to demonstrate a causal link, shows the connection is strongest in states with least restrictive gun laws.
In this Q&A about their book, UCLA faculty Douglas Kellner and Jeff Share discuss the role critical media literacy plays in our information-overloaded world.
The second season of “Earth Focus” recently launched and will screen May 23 on campus.
Students in the school’s first Disability Inclusion Lab course will produce six short documentary films that will premiere on campus May 30.
Veteran journalist urged the media to re-commit to basic reporting at annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture.
Technology and the public trust: At UCLA, New York Times journalists examine Silicon Valley’s impact
The event featured technology journalists Katie Benner, Nellie Bowles, Sheera Frenkel and Farhad Manjoo.
The Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies was founded in 2016 to support the creation of media about environmental issues for non-English speakers and people from different cultural backgrounds.
The longtime Univision news anchor receives UCLA’s highest honor in front of an appreciative crowd at Luskin Lecture event.
Walter Thompson-Hernández applies lessons from being a lifelong Bruin to his help make sure his multimedia stories illuminate subcultures and don’t exploit them.