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LSU Honors, Manship School Junior Awarded 2021 Truman Scholarship

BATON ROUGE--LSU junior Mia LeJeune, a native of Lafayette, Louisiana, is one of 62 college students nationwide to join the 2021 cohort of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation's prestigious annual fellowship. LeJeune was selected from a pool of 845 candidates nominated by 328 colleges and universities--a record number of applicants. She received support through the Ogden Honors College's Office of Fellowship Advising, which helped her prepare a competitive application and practice for her final round interview.

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LSU Manship School Students, Alumna Win Big at Louisiana Association of Broadcasters 2021 Prestige Awards

BATON ROUGE--Two LSU Manship School of Mass Communication seniors, Jessi Speziale and Abby Alonzo, and junior Ally Kadlubar won three of four scholarships presented at the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters (LAB) 2021 Prestige Awards. Manship School alumna Kennedi Walker was named Multimedia Journalist of the Year - Television in the large market category.

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2021 Louisiana Survey Shows Residents Support Investment In Early Childhood Education

BATON ROUGE--Researchers in the Public Policy Research Lab (PPRL) at LSU Manship School of Mass Communication's Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs have released the fifth and final report of the 2021 Louisiana Survey. Findings show means-tested and universal versions of childcare and early childhood education programs are popular.

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2021 Louisiana Survey Shows Residents' Different Views on Race and Class

BATON ROUGE--Researchers in the Public Policy Research Lab (PPRL) at LSU Manship School of Mass Communication's Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs have released the fourth of five reports of the 2021 Louisiana Survey. Findings show Black and white Louisianans see discrimination and racial progress very differently.

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Experts to Analyze Policies Hindering Economic, Social Progression of Minorities in Spring Finale of LSU Reilly Center Series

BATON ROUGE--The Opportunity Gap: A Discussion About Healthcare, Economic and Housing Disparities in Communities of Color II, a virtual event hosted by LSU's Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs and partners, premieres April 13, at 3:30 p.m. CDT and will focus on current policies that hinder the economic and social progression of minorities.

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2021 Louisiana Survey Shows Bipartisan Majority Say State Sales Tax Is Too High

BATON ROUGE--Researchers in the Public Policy Research Lab (PPRL) at LSU Manship School of Mass Communication's Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs have released the third of five reports of the 2021 Louisiana Survey. Findings reflect most Louisiana residents want neither spending cuts nor tax increases.

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Media Scholars to Discuss the Effects of Media Representation in Entertainment at LSU Manship School

BATON ROUGE--The entertainment industry plays a large role in shaping individuals' perceptions of reality. However, leadership in this industry does not always reflect the diversity of its consumers. To discuss how media representation can affect society, the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication will host "Setting the Stage: Entertainment and the Social Good" on Wednesday, April 7, at 2:30 p.m. CST.

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