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LSU Manship School of mass Communication

The 2016 Louisiana Survey: Public Remains Conservative on Most Social Issues

Published: April 19, 2016

Category: Research

Support “Religious Freedom,” Preservation of Confederate Monuments Among Other Right-leaning Policies   Results from the 2016 Louisiana Survey show shows that across a number of…

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Broad Support for Public Access to Government Records in General

Published: April 13, 2016

Category: Research

Louisiana has come under increased scrutiny over the issue of government transparency and public access to state records. The Center for Public Integrity, a watchdog group…

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2016 John Breaux Symposium to Focus on Voting Rights in America

Published: April 12, 2016

Category: Research

Watch the 2016 Breaux Symposium here:             Nearly 51 years after passage of the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965,…

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The 2016 Louisiana Survey: Public Split over Public Assistance Programs for the Poor, but Broadly Favors Raising Minimum Wage

Published: April 11, 2016

Category: Research

BATON ROUGE – Results from the 2016 Louisiana Survey show shows that a majority of state residents share the view that the economic system unfairly…

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Manship School’s Press Law & Democracy Project to host “Public and Press Access in the Pelican State: Open Government in Louisiana” on April 13

Published: April 4, 2016

Category: Research

On Wednesday, April 13, the Manship School’s Press Law & Democracy Project will host “Public and Press Access in the Pelican State: Open Government in…

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Manship students to present research at LSU Discover Day on April 7

Published: April 4, 2016

Category: Research

Nine Manship School students will present their research and creative works at the third annual LSU Discover Day, April 7 in the LSU Student Union. Discover Day…

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Manship School Research Lab Spotlight: Media Effects Lab

Published: March 31, 2016

Category: Research

  The Manship School’s Media Effects Lab is a research and teaching facility dedicated to the exploration of how various media formats and content influence…

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The 2016 Louisiana Survey: Public Supports Charters and District Grades, but Skeptical of Vouchers and Common Core

Published: March 23, 2016

Category: Research

In the news: The Advocate- LSU survey shows charter schools popular, vouchers less so Baton Rouge Business Report- Survey shows mixed, paradoxical attitudes toward public education,…

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The 2016 Louisiana Survey: Mutual Dislike and Ideological Divisions between Parties Threaten Potential for Compromise

Published: March 21, 2016

Category: Research

Results from the 2016 Louisiana Survey that Democrats and Republicans are split over whether their leaders should compromise with the opposing party or stand firm…

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The 2016 Louisiana Survey: Public in Grim Mood as Lawmakers Convene Legislative Session

Published: March 17, 2016

Category: Research

In the news: Baton Rouge Business Report-Disgruntled with direction of state, Louisianans not convinced state lawmakers can fix budget problem, poll says The Advocate- Residents pessimistic…

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The 2016 Louisiana Survey: Public Backs Spending Increase for Schools & Roads, Willing to Pay Higher Taxes to Fund

Published: March 10, 2016

Category: Research

Results from the 2016 Louisiana Survey show that there is more support for raising taxes to fund key services, such as education and transportation, than…

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