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LSU Manship School of mass Communication

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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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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