Baton Rouge, LA - LSU Manship School of Mass Communication Senior Katie Gagliano is one of 38 students chosen from 19 universities around the world to participate in the prestigious Carnegie-Knight News21 multimedia reporting initiative, which will investigate U.S.-based hate crimes. The Covington, Louisiana native will travel to Tempe, Arizona, this summer to research and report for the program.
Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne will keynote for the Louisiana Redistricting Summit at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication. The summit will feature dialogue from top Louisiana leaders on redistricting in Louisiana, an issue which shapes future elections and influences who represents Louisiana's citizens locally, in Louisiana's state legislature, and in Congress. The summit will feature nationally-renowned redistricting thought leaders, university students from around the state, and a bipartisan group of Louisiana legislators.
Twenty Manship students in Advertising Federation (AdFed) traveled to New York City over the fall break to learn about various types of advertising opportunities and network with professionals as well as alumni working in the field. They visited BBDO, 72 and Sunny, R/GA, DiGo, Droga5, and Ogilvy. Students were accompanied by Dr. Jun Heo, faculty advisor of the LSU AdFed.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards stopped by former Senator John Breaux's class at the Manship School on Monday, November 6.
Remembering Steve Buttry on his birthday, the Manship School thanks the donors of the Stephen Buttry Scholarship Fund Student Media Director Steve Buttry died Feb. 19, after his third battle with cancer. Steve was described as "a journalist renowned for his leadership in digital innovation." He was recognized for his growing role as both a pioneer and scribe of the newspaper industry's digital transformation and held leadership roles in newspapers all over the country for four decades.
Dr. John Maxwell Hamilton, the Hopkins P. Breazeale Professor of Journalism and founding dean of the Manship School, has been named to the Historical Advisory Board for the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission.
There is no better place than Louisiana to explore sports and no better place than the Manship School to explore mass communication. Sports events are mostly experienced only through the mass media. MC 2002 is designed to explore how sports work within journalism, public relations, advertising and political communication. Through scholarly research, industry leaders' guest lectures and current news events, we'll tackle how sports and mass media unify/divide people locally, nationally and internationally in terms of economics, politics, culture, race, gender and language. We'll also detail the history of sports and mass media and where their relationship will head in the future.