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Fall 2016

Dr. Steve Bien-Aime on violent viral videos and social media. WAFB, April 17, 2017.

Len Apcar talks to Jim Engster about the label "fake news" and its impact on the 2016 election. Talk Louisiana, April 6, 2017.

Dr. Steve Bien-Aime on inclusive language and food. Conscious Style Guide, March 7, 2017.

Dr. Steve Bien-Aime interviewed by Cox Sports for an article on college athletes and endorsements., February 7, 2017.

Steve Buttry discusses journalism ethics and editorial integrity. It’s All Journalism, January 12, 2017. 

Editorial on government information cites research by Dr. John Maxwell Hamilton. The Advocate, January 3, 2017.

Steve Buttry, director of student media, asked journalists where they draw the line on civic participation as part of his research for the Editorial Integrity for Public Media Project. Current, January 3, 2017.

Dr. John Maxwell Hamilton on the fine line between government information and propaganda. The New York Times, December 12, 2016.

Len Apcar, Switzer Chair in Media Literacy, says education, not algorithms, is the best defense against fake news. The Hill, November 29, 2016.

Professors Len Apcar and John Maxwell Hamilton on the need for mediating institutions in our political processes. The Hill, November 22, 2016.

First-year political communication student Frederick Bell reminds voters: A President Can Have An Impact On More Than You Think., November 6, 2016.

Dr. Martin Johnson joins Louisiana Public Square panel to discuss voters’ concerns as they head to the polls. LPB, October 26, 2016.

Doctoral student Robin Stiles’ research shows Donald Trump’s claim about “rigged elections” could backfire. The Wall Street Journal, October 18, 2016.

Valencia Richardson, a 2016 graduate, Fulbright scholar, and co-founder of Geaux Vote LSU, on the work she has done to increase access and participation for college-age voters, and why Louisiana must do more. The Advocate, September 7, 2016.

Ahead of President Obama's tour of flood-ravaged Baton Rouge, Dr. Martin Johnson talked with Joy Cardin on Wisconsin Public Radio about the politics of the Louisiana Flood. The Joy Cardin Show, August 23, 2016.

Dr. Kathleen Searles warns viewers to be wary of television news election poll coverage. The Washington Post, August 23, 2016