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LSU Manship School of mass Communication

Manship in the News

Dr. Steve Bien-Aime interviewed by Cox Sports for an article on college athletes and endorsements. SECcountry.com, February 7, 2017.


Steve Buttry discusses journalism ethics and editorial integrity. It’s All Journalism, January 12, 2017.


Editorial on government information cites research by Dr. John Maxwell Hamilton. The Advocate, January 3, 2017.


Steve Buttry, director of student media, asked journalists where they draw the line on civic participation as part of his research for the Editorial Integrity for Public Media Project. Current, January 3, 2017.


Dr. John Maxwell Hamilton on the fine line between government information and propaganda. The New York Times, December 12, 2016.


Len Apcar, Switzer Chair in Media Literacy, says education, not algorithms, is the best defense against fake news. The Hill, November 29, 2016.


Professors Len Apcar and John Maxwell Hamilton on the need for mediating institutions in our political processes. The Hill, November 22, 2016.


First-year political communication student Frederick Bell reminder to voters: A President Can Have An Impact On More Than You Think. Medium.com, November 6, 2016.


Dr. Martin Johnson joins Louisiana Public Square panel to discuss voters’ concerns as they head to the polls. LPB, October 26, 2016.



Doctoral student Robin Stiles’ research shows Donald Trump’s claim about “rigged elections” could backfire. The Wall Street Journal, October 18, 2016.



Valencia Richardson, a 2016 graduate, Fulbright scholar, and c0-founder of Geaux Vote LSU, on the work she has done to increase access and participation for college-age voters, and why Louisiana must do more. The Advocate, September 7, 2016.


Ahead of President Obama’s tour of flood-ravaged Baton Rouge, Dr. Martin Johnson talked with Joy Cardin on Wisconsin Public Radio about the politics of the Louisiana Flood. The Joy Cardin Show, August 23, 2016.





Dr. Kathleen Searles warns viewers to be wary of television news election poll coverage. The Washington Post, August 23, 2016


Dr. Martin Johnson spoke with the Washington Post about David Duke’s Senate bid. The Washington Post, July 22, 2016.



Professor Robert Mann talked to two of LBJ’s ad men on how they beat Goldwater in 1964 and how they would run against Trump in 2016. Politico Magazine, May 29. 2016.


Dr. Joshua Darr on Donald Trump’s disdain of political data and how it hurts the GOP. FiveThirtyEight, May 23, 2016.



Kylie Shae Keyser, a senior majoring in political communication, wrote a guest column for The New Orleans Advocate on Donald Trump’s mastery of social media. May 12, 2016.



 Dr. Joshua Darr on Bernie Sander’s Iowa game and how it compares to Obama’s in ’08. FiveThirtyEight, January 22, 2016.



Dr. John Maxwell Hamilton on the “third dimension” of propaganda and how the American government shapes public opinion. The Washington Post, September 24, 2015.


Dr. John Maxwell Hamilton on presidential campaign books. The Conversation, September 18, 2015.


Dr. Andrea Miller speaks about the importance of local media during disasters. Newsy, August 24, 2015.


Dr. John Maxwell Hamilton on how Woodrow Wilson’s reelection gave birth to modern political tactics. January 2, 2015.