14 min

Race to the Box Offic‪e‬ Litmus

    • Natural Sciences

After the #OscarsSoWhite controversy in 2016, a Northeastern University business professor decided to investigate how black actors really fare at the box office. 925 movies later, he found something that might make Hollywood directors rethink their casting decisions.

In this episode, we talk to Venkat Kuppuswamy (assistant professor of entrepreneurship and innovation in the D'Amore-McKim School of Business).

Litmus is produced by News@Northeastern reporters Emily Arntsen and Aria Bracci. This episode was written and hosted by Emily Arntsen with mixing by Emily Arntsen, Aria Bracci, and Anthony Pulido. Edited by David Filipov.

After the #OscarsSoWhite controversy in 2016, a Northeastern University business professor decided to investigate how black actors really fare at the box office. 925 movies later, he found something that might make Hollywood directors rethink their casting decisions.

In this episode, we talk to Venkat Kuppuswamy (assistant professor of entrepreneurship and innovation in the D'Amore-McKim School of Business).

Litmus is produced by News@Northeastern reporters Emily Arntsen and Aria Bracci. This episode was written and hosted by Emily Arntsen with mixing by Emily Arntsen, Aria Bracci, and Anthony Pulido. Edited by David Filipov.

14 min

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