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LSU Political Communication Area Head Nathan Kalmoe's 'With Ballots and Bullets' Wins Two Prestigious Book Awards

BATON ROUGE--LSU associate professor of political communication Nathan Kalmoe's book, "With Ballots and Bullets: Partisanship and Violence in the American Civil War," has won two acclaimed book awards from the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) and the American Political Science Association (APSA) for its significant contributions to the fields of political psychology and political science, respectively.

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Research Highlights Digital Tools, Cultural Representation Among Medical Professionals, Proximity to Medical Facilities as Strategies to Mitigate COVID-19 Disparities in Black Louisiana Communities

BATON ROUGE--New data recognizes factors that may mitigate the health and economic effects of COVID-19 on Louisiana's Black residents, including their relationship with medical providers, specifically concerning racial dynamics, distance from medical facilities and comfort with telemedicine. The report, "Black and Essential: Characteristics and Coping Strategies of Black Communities Amid COVID-19," is a collaboration between David Stamps, an LSU assistant professor in strategic communication; LSU's Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs; and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBSLA) Foundation.

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LSU Student Reporters Take Home 15 Awards for Journalism Excellence in Regional SPJ Competition

BATON ROUGE--Students from LSU Student Media outlets and LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication won 15 awards for journalism excellence in the 2021 Diamond Journalism Awards, a regional competition sponsored annually by the Arkansas Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), recognizing journalism excellence in Arkansas and bordering states.

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LSU Manship School Professor Jinx Coleman Broussard Recognized Nationally for Long Record of Media History Excellence

BATON ROUGE--LSU Professor Jinx Coleman Broussard has been awarded the Donald L. Shaw Senior Scholar Award by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication's (AEJMC) History Division. This award honors a scholar who has a demonstrated record of excellence in media history that has spanned at least 15 years, including division membership.

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LSU Manship School Professor John Maxwell Hamilton Wins AEJMC History Division's 2021 Book Award for 'Manipulating the Masses'

BATON ROUGE--LSU Professor of Journalism John Maxwell Hamilton's latest book, "Manipulating the Masses: Woodrow Wilson and the Birth of American Propaganda," is the 2021 winner of the Association for Education in Journalism and Education (AEJMC) History Division's Book Award.

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Four LSU Manship School Seniors Recognized as Members of LSU's Prestigious Tiger Twelve

BATON ROUGE--Four of the 12 seniors of LSU's Tiger Twelve Senior Recognition Class of 2021 are LSU Manship School of Mass Communication students. Since 2003, LSU has presented the prestigious Tiger Twelve honor to 12 students graduating each calendar year. Students selected as members of the Tiger Twelve are undergraduate seniors who contribute positively to the life of the campus, surrounding community, and society and who demonstrate commitment to intellectual achievement, inclusive excellence, leadership in campus life and service.

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LSU Manship School Awarded the Southern States Communication Association's 2020 Minority Recruitment and Retention Award

BATON ROUGE--LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication has received the Southern States Communication Association's 2020 Minority Recruitment and Retention Award. The award honors institutions that have demonstrated noteworthy commitment to the recruitment and retention of minority students for their campuses.

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