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LSU Junior Patricia Caputo Awarded Louisiana Association of Broadcasters Scholarship

BATON ROUGE--The Louisiana Association of Broadcasters (LAB) recognized LSU Manship School of Mass Communication junior Patricia Caputo, a Tiger TV sports reporter and co-host of The Purple Room podcast, with the LAB Broadcast Scholarship at the 2024 LAB Prestige Awards. Caputo was one of two students in the state to earn the $4,000 scholarship.

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Creative Lead of Microsoft's Global Search and AI Team to Speak at LSU's AI-Focused Symposium

BATON ROUGE--The generative AI market size reached $45 billion globally in 2023, and 56% of corporate executives don't know if their organizations have ethical standards in place for guiding the use of AI tools. Communication professionals who embrace these technologies today are poised to lead the way in shaping the future of the industry.

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LSU Reilly Center Seeking Participants Interested in Creating Change to Apply for Community Collaborative Cohort

BATON ROUGE--The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication is recruiting its fourth cohort for "The Community Collaborative: By the Community, For the Community," a statewide capacity-building project designed to enhance citizens' ability to engage civically.

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Assistant Professor Ruth Moon to Explore Globalism, Effects of News Reporting in Post-Conflict Rwanda at LSU Reilly Center Book Talk

BATON ROUGE--Ruth Moon, Ph.D., assistant professor in media and public affairs at LSU, will explore the power of truthful and impactful journalism at a book talk and signing on Feb. 27 at 3:30 p.m. CT in the Holliday Forum of the LSU Journalism Building. The event--"Authoritarian Journalism: Controlling the News in Post-Conflict Rwanda," the book's namesake--is hosted by the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication.

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LSU's Bateman Team to Host Global Multicultural Discussion Panel

BATON ROUGE--The LSU Bateman team will host a cross-cultural discussion panel, Meet Me in the Middle: A Multicultural Panel Discussion, supported by the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication on Feb. 20 at 3:30 p.m. in the Holliday Forum of the Journalism Building.

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LSU Manship School to Host Louisiana High School Student Media Conference and Competitions

BATON ROUGE--Louisiana high school students will compete in student media contests and participate in the state's annual scholastic media conference hosted by the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication's Louisiana Scholastic Press Association (LSPA) on Monday, April 15, 2024 at 8 a.m., at the LSU Student Union.

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Interracial Communication Scholar Tina Harris to Unpack Research from Latest Book, 'Dismantling Racism, One Relationship at a Time,' at LSU Reilly Center Event

BATON ROUGE--LSU Professor Tina M. Harris, Ph.D., will explore the power of interracial communication to break down forms of systemic oppression at a book talk and signing on Feb. 6, at 3 p.m. CT at LSU Journalism Building's Holliday Forum. The event--"Dismantling Racism, One Relationship at a Time," the book's namesake--is hosted by the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication.

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