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National Polling Expert, LSU Manship School Researchers to Discuss Recent Survey Data on Public Reactions to the Coronavirus

BATON ROUGE - Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) national polling expert Ashley Kirzinger and LSU Manship School of Mass Communication researchers will lead a data-driven discussion on the public's reactions to the coronavirus on Thursday, June 4, at 3:30 p.m. CST. The discussion is the sixth installment of the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs Communications & COVID-19 virtual series.

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LSU Manship School to Host Discussion on the Effects of COVID-19 on the Sports Industry as Part of Virtual Event Series

BATON ROUGE - The fifth installment of the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs' Communications & COVID-19 series will explore how sporting organizations are mitigating the cancellation of thousands of events since global shutdowns began and what fans can expect as sports begin to return. The conversation will be Thursday, May 28, at 3:30 p.m. CST.

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LSU Manship School to Host Conversation on Historical Parallels in Government Propaganda as Part of Virtual Event Series

BATON ROUGE – The fourth installment of the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affair’s Communications & COVID-19 series will explore the history of government propaganda to understand how governments are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The conversation will be live Tuesday, May 19, at 1 p.m. CST.

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LSU Manship School’s Erin Coyle Receives University Distinguished Faculty Award for Exemplary Teaching

BATON ROUGE—Dr. Erin Coyle, LSU Manship School associate professor of media law and journalism, is one of four LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation (TAF) President’s Award recipients, this year. The honor puts Coyle among a coveted group of LSU University Distinguished Faculty Award recipients, announced earlier this month.

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LSU Survey Shows Compliance with Stay-at-Home Order & Significant Gaps, Coronavirus Anxieties, Support for Measures to Stem Pandemic

BATON ROUGE – Researchers at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication found that most Louisiana residents report they are complying with state and federal stay-at-home orders, express anxieties about the pandemic and the economy, but support continued efforts to slow the spread.

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LSU Manship School to Host Conversation on Racial Inequity and COVID-19 as Part of Virtual Event Series

BATON ROUGE – To address the disproportionate COVID-19 infection, hospitalization and death rates of African Americans, the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication has partnered with the Louisiana Budget Project to host a discussion with public policy experts and advocates on the centrality of structural racism resulting in this alarming reality. The event will take place Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. CST.

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LSU Offers Online Resource to Fight Coronavirus Fake News

BATON ROUGE—LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication professor Leonard Apcar and three LSU students are leading a fight against fake news about the coronavirus by creating an online educational resource for the public.

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