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LSU Manship School Students Win Second Place at Regional Advertising Competition

Baton Rouge, LA - LSU's student advertising team from the Manship School of Mass Communication won second place in the American Advertising Federation's (AAF) National Student Advertising Competition's (NSAC) district 7 contest on April 13 in Mobile, Alabama. The NSAC district 7 competition brings together advertising students each spring from Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee to compete for best advertising campaign.

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Louisiana Survey Shows Growing Support for Criminal Justice Reforms

Baton Rouge, LA - Researchers in the Public Policy Research Lab at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication found support among people in Louisiana is growing for criminal justice reforms. Still, few believe the system is fair or effective at keeping communities safe. These details come from the fifth of six reports from the 2019 Louisiana Survey, which shows growth for criminal justice reforms is especially strong among Republicans and independents.

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Applications for 2019 Paul S. Gravel Federal Intern Scholarship Now Being Accepted

Baton Rouge, LA - Baton Rouge undergraduate students of any major are encouraged to apply for Paul S. Gravel Federal Intern Scholarship for the summer of 2019.

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LSU's Manship School Welcomes New Media Law Professor to Its Faculty

Baton Rouge, LA - Criminal justice and digital technology scholar Fanny Ramirez will join LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication in fall 2019. She will serve as an assistant professor and teach classes in media law and information communication technologies.

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Louisiana Survey Shows Majority of Louisianans Support State Protections for People with Pre-Existing Medical Conditions

Baton Rouge, LA - Researchers in the Public Policy Research Lab at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication found that the majority of people across Louisiana--74 percent--want the state to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions if federal protections are dropped, even if doing so results in higher insurance costs for healthy people. The survey also found that 76 percent of Louisiana residents approve of Medicaid expansion, no matter where they fall on the political scale.

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LSU Student News Outlets Showed Strong at Associated Press Awards

Baton Rouge, LA - LSU's student media outlets The Reveille and Tiger TV, along with the LSU Manship School News Service won 17 total awards--including 10 first place awards and two best in show awards--in the 2018 Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors (APME) college contest in Jackson, Mississippi. Tiger TV won first place for best sportscast or sports program, while The Daily Reveille won first place for both best website and best layout and design.

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Louisiana Survey Shows Bipartisan Support for Public School Teacher Pay Raises & Increased Minimum Wage

Baton Rouge, LA - Researchers in the Public Policy Research Lab at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication found the majority of Louisianans - 88 percent - support raising teacher salaries, and the majority - 81 percent - also support an increased minimum wage of $8.50 an hour.

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