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Gubernatorial Campaign Strategists & Politicos to Discuss 2019 Louisiana Elections at LSU Manship School, Louisiana Public Broadcasting Event

Baton Rouge, LA - All three major Louisiana gubernatorial campaigns will discuss the strategies they employed during the 2019 election for governor during a post-election event Wednesday, Nov. 20 hosted by the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication in partnership with Louisiana Public Broadcasting.

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LSU Manship School Professor Wins Second Prestigious National Communication Award

Baton Rouge, LA - Tina M. Harris, Ph.D., is one just two recipients of the esteemed Critical and Cultural Studies Division of the National Communication Association's Distinguished Scholar Award, which is given to leading scholars in the Critical Cultural Studies Division of NCA.

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LSU Manship School to Host Conversation on Speech in Political Campaigns

Baton Rouge, LA - The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School for Mass Communication in partnership with the Paul M. Hebert Law Center will host "Libel in Political Campaigns: How Far is Too Far?" which will spotlight what political figures can and cannot legally say during their campaigns. The event is slated for Nov. 13 and is open to the public.

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National Communication Award Named After LSU Manship School Professor

Baton Rouge, LA - The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)'s History Division announced Tuesday the creation of the Jinx Coleman Broussard Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Media History.

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LSU Manship School Professor Finds Digital Evidence Falls Short, Can Hurt Victims of Intimate Partner Violence

Baton Rouge, LA - New research from LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication published in the International Journal of Communication shows digital evidence - from tablets, smartphones, computers and other electronic communication methods- can fall short of providing reliable legal evidence in cases of domestic and sexual assault, known as intimate partner violence. The paper also shows that digital evidence may expose females to greater privacy turbulence than male defendants.

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LSU Manship School and LSU Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures to Host Commemoration of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Baton Rouge, LA - The Manship School of Mass Communication's Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs will host a commemorative event for the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in partnership with the LSU Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures on Monday, Nov. 4 in the Journalism Building's Holliday Forum at 4 p.m.

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LSU Manship School to Host Journalist John Walcott for Screening and Discussion of 'Shock and Awe'

The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication will host a screening of the movie “Shock and Awe” and a discussion led by LSU Reveille editor Caleb Greene about the value of journalism to democracy that features journalist John Walcott. Walcott’s work was featured in his 2017 movie for his investigative reporting on the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq.

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