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LSU Manship School of mass Communication

Research Profile: Professor Jensen Moore

Published: September 11, 2014

Category: Research

By David Gray   Story written by a student in Dr. Josh Grimm’s MC 3005 Investigative Reporting course in Spring 2014.    Nearly three years ago, Dr. Jensen Moore found out that her 20-year-old cousin had passed away in an accident. She didn’t receive the news from a phone call or a text message — […]

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Windels’ research brings change to ad industry

Advertising agencies increase number of female creative directors

Published: September 10, 2014

Category: Research

Kasey Windels’ dissertation work is credited with starting a movement among advertising agencies to increase the number of female creative directors in the industry. As you can read for yourself in the full report (http://www.3percentconf.com//sites/default/files/editor-file-uploads/3percent-ResearchResults_FINAL.pdf), Kasey’s work is cited as establishing a benchmark eight years ago that showed that only 3.6% of creative awards went […]

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Research Profile: Professor Erin Coyle

Published: September 5, 2014

Category: Research

By Bethany Martinez   Story written by a student in Dr. Josh Grimm’s MC 3005 Investigative Reporting course in Spring 2014.   Bits and pieces of belongings and memories floated around frustrated tenants. In an area highly susceptible to flash floods, it was not uncommon for Erin Coyle to walk into apartments in the low-income neighborhood […]

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Research Profile: Professor Jinx Broussard

Published: August 27, 2014

Category: Research

By Tori Mason   Story written by a student in Dr. Josh Grimm’s MC 3005 Investigative Reporting course in Spring 2014.    Journalist, author and distinguished businesswoman are only some of the titles that can be associated with mass communication associate professor Dr. Jinx Broussard.   Since becoming the first African-American to graduate with a […]

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Research Profile: Professor Bob Mann

Published: August 22, 2014

Category: Research

By Patrick Clay   Story written by a student in Dr. Josh Grimm’s MC 3005 Investigative Reporting course in Spring 2014.   The “Daisy Girl” ad aired just once during the 1964 Presidential Election, but once was enough. In 60 seconds, the American public was taken from a peaceful scene to the sounds of a […]

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Faculty and graduate students head to AEJMC in Montreal

Published: August 5, 2014

Category: Research

Manship 2014 AEJMC Schedule

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Dr. Mann’s report published by PEW

Published: May 13, 2014

Category: Research

Pew Charitable Trusts posted a report written by Dr. Chris Mann and a team of researchers. The report is Pew’s summary of an extensive study that Dr. Mann led as a Faculty Research Affiliate at the Buechner Institute for Governance at the University of Colorado School of Public Affairs in 2012.   The study investigates […]

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LA Survey: Social Issues

Published: April 11, 2014

Category: Research

Gay Marriage, Legalization of Marijuana, Tort Reform Examined By 2014 Louisiana Survey   BATON ROUGE – The 2014 Louisiana Survey examined a number of social issues including opinions on gay marriage, the legalization of marijuana, tort reform and more.   The Louisiana Survey is conducted annually by the Public Policy Research Lab, or PPRL, and […]

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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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