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LSU Manship School of mass Communication

LA Survey: Healthcare

Published: April 3, 2014

Category: Research

Louisiana Survey: Strong Majority of La. Residents Oppose Obamacare   The 2014 Louisiana Survey finds that the majority of Louisiana residents have negative views of the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, in regard to cost, quality and overall opinion. Only 12 percent of residents said their family is “better off” under the Act. The Louisiana […]

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LA Survey: Education

Public Schools, Higher Ed and Common Core

Published: March 31, 2014

Category: Research

In the news: The Advocate: Common Core not understood by many, survey finds Nola.com: Common Core? What’s that? Louisiana residents say WWL: Poll: Most people don’t know what Common Core is about BR Business Report: Survey: Majority in La. support sales tax increase for higher ed   Full Education report available here.   Louisiana Survey: […]

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LA Survey: State of the State report

Published: March 28, 2014

Category: Research

In the news: Education most pressing issue facing state: LSU’s Louisiana Survey Full report available here.   Residents Identify Education as State’s Top Issue for the First Time since 2008 For the first time since 2008, 29 percent of Louisiana Survey respondents –nearly three out of 10 – said that education is the biggest problem […]

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Manship undergrads to present research

Published: March 3, 2014

Category: Research

On Monday, March 10, LSU undergraduates will present their research as a part of LSU Discover Research Day.   Presentations will take place from 1:30 to 4 p.m. in the Student Union Cotillion Ballroom (room 25) and the Atchafalaya Room (room 339).   The following teams made up of Manship School students will present: Isabelle […]

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2014 Breaux Symposium

Published: February 25, 2014

Category: Research

Breaux Symposium: 50 Years After Times v. Sullivan The Manship School’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs’s 2014 John Breaux Symposium will mark the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in New York Times v. Sullivan, which revolutionized libel law by giving the media broader latitude in coverage of government and public […]

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2014 Academy of Applied Politics: Enroll now!

Published: January 17, 2014

Category: Research

LSU’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs and the Manship School of Mass Communication announces the return of the Manship School’s Academy of Applied Politics, a seven-week seminar on the latest developments in campaign strategies and tactics. The academy will be led by political experts from around the country. Each week the academy will […]

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Tinker Tour touts student expression

Published: December 9, 2013

Category: Research

By Josh Naquin   Mary Beth Tinker, winning plaintiff in a landmark Supreme Court ruling on student first amendment rights, spoke at the Manship School Monday, Oct. 30.   In 1965 Tinker, along with her brother and a friend, wore black armbands to school to protest the Vietnam War. The 13-year-old Tinker was suspended from […]

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Digital Spread talks tech

Published: November 5, 2013

Category: Research

By Josh Naquin   With technology playing such an integral role in the evolution of the media industry, the Manship School celebrated its Centennial Anniversary with a Digital Spread on Friday.   The morning began with coffee and networking before transitioning into the first panel of the day, “The Silicon Bayou: Digital Media and the […]

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Knight Foundation to give $150,000 to social-media challenge at Manship

LSU Manship School of Mass Communication to drive innovation in journalism education with social-media challenge backed by Knight Foundation

Published: October 28, 2013

Category: Research

MIAMI – (Oct. 25, 2013) — Louisiana State University Manship School of Mass Communication will receive $150,000 over three years from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to experiment with student and faculty ideas that bring news to communities using social media.   Alberto Ibarguen, president and CEO of the Miami-based foundation, said […]

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First Amendment rights “Tinker Tour” comes to the Manship School

Published: October 10, 2013

Category: Research

On Monday, Oct. 28, the Manship School’s Press Law and Democracy Project is bringing the “Tinker Tour” to campus. The tour consists of Mary Beth Tinker, whose protest against the Vietnam War as a junior high school student led to the Supreme Court’s landmark decision on student speech, Tinker v. Des Moines School Dist., and […]

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Professor delves into research, Faculty-in-Residence program

Published: September 20, 2013

Category: Research

By Josh Naquin   Dr. Johanna Dunaway, political communications associate professor, presented her research on media markets and campaign news to colleagues at the Manship School’s weekly brownbag discussion Wednesday.   Dunaway conducted article-level analysis on various local news markets’ coverage of senate and gubernatorial races in ’04, ’06 and ’08. She reviewed election data […]

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