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Digital Advertising Scholar Sujin Kim, Ph.D., Has Joined LSU Manship School's Faculty

BATON ROUGE--Sujin Kim, Ph.D., has joined the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication's faculty as an assistant professor of digital advertising in fall 2020.

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New Book Released on the Origins of American Propaganda and Information State by John Maxwell Hamilton

BATON ROUGE--John Maxwell Hamilton's highly acclaimed new book on the history of American propaganda is now available (released Oct. 21, 2020) at LSUPress.org. "Manipulating the Masses: Woodrow Wilson and the Birth of American Propaganda" tells the story of the enduring threat to American democracy that arose out of World War I: the establishment of pervasive, systematic propaganda as an instrument of the state.

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Centering the Citizen in Politics: Author, LSU Alumna to Discuss Citizens' Role in Policy Development and Ballot Measures

BATON ROUGE--Citizens around the world struggle to find their voice in the democratic process. The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication will host alumna Katie Knobloch for a discussion of alternative participatory government models that place citizens at the center of policy development. This event will take place Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at 3:30 p.m. CST.

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Black Journalists, Media Executives in Louisiana, Nationwide to Discuss 'Blackness and the Media' in LSU Miniseries Set to Launch Oct. 7

BATON ROUGE--The LSU Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs' three-part miniseries, "Blackness and the Media," kicks off Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, at 3:30 p.m. CST. Hosted in collaboration with the Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists and the LSU chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists, the October miniseries is the second installment of the Reilly Center's yearlong racism series in partnership with Southern University and A&M College's Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences, Louisiana Budget Project, NAACP Louisiana State Conference and LSU Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

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Manship School Dean Martin Johnson Passes Away

We are devastated to share that Martin Johnson, our beloved dean of LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication, has passed away. We are heartbroken. Dean Johnson was an incredible person - a father, husband, leader, teacher, scholar, friend and confidant.

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Distinguished National Journalists to Discuss Relationship Between the Press and the President at LSU Reilly Center’s 2020 Media Leaders Forum

BATON ROUGE—Since President Trump's 2016 election, national media leaders have experienced one of history's most contentious relationships with a United States president. As a precursor to an edited volume featuring more than 20 journalists sharing their interactions, The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will host its 2020 Media Leaders Forum, “The Press and the President: An In-Depth Look at the Difficult Relationship Between President Trump and the Media,” on Oct. 1, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. CST.

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Yearlong Racism Series to Launch Sept. 22 as Part of LSU-Southern-Louisiana Budget Project-NAACP Louisiana State Conference Partnership

Baton Rouge, La. - The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs is pleased to announce a yearlong partnership with Southern University and A&M College's Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences, Louisiana Budget Project, NAACP Louisiana State Conference and LSU Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion to present "Racism: Dismantling the System."

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