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Manship Researchers to present at 113th APSA conference

Manship Researchers to present at 113th APSA conference

The 113th American Political Science Association conference will take place August 31 – September 3, 2017 in San Francisco, Ca. Manship school faculty members and a graduate student will present their work at the conference.

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Can media narratives lead to persuasion?

Can media narratives lead to persuasion?

Media narratives are found to be a powerful vehicle to educate individuals about certain issues, and to influence their attitudes and behaviors (e.g., Moyer-Gusé, 2008). However, it is not very clear as to why narratives have such power.

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MEL researchers participate at national conference

MEL researchers participate at national conference

The 100th annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC) will take place Aug. 9-12 in Chicago. Manship School faculty members, graduate students and alumni will participate in the event’s presentations and workshops, as well as receive several awards. Six presentations and papers by MEL faculty fellows and graduate students will be featured at the conference.

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The Effects of Inspirational Media – Phase Three

How to Sign Up for “The Effects of Inspirational Media – Phase Three” First, please log into the MEL Research Participation System to determine whether you have already participated in phase one of this study during Fall 2016. If you participated in “The Effects of Inspirational Media – Phase One,” you are ineligible to participate in the third phase of this research project. Next, if you are in MC 2000 (Section 1) or MC 3333 (Section 1), please recall whether you participated in “The Effects of Inspirational Media – Phase Two” during Spring 2017 via an online survey link. If you participated in phase two of this study, you are ineligible to participate in the third phase of this research project. If you did not complete either of the aforementioned phases of this study, you are eligible to participate in phase three, which will take place in the Media Effects Lab. Students interested in participating in this study should sign up for one 30-minute lab session during the researcher’s brief class presentations. Students absent from class during the brief presentations should email Kaelen Delaune (kdelau5@lsu.edu) if they are interesting in signing up to participate in the research project. Please reference the date and time you wish to sign up for. Below are the dates and times for all study sessions: Monday, March 27 2:30 p.m. 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 28 1:30 p.m. 2 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29 9 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 10 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m. 3 p.m. Thursday, March 30 12:30 p.m. 1 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 2 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 31 9 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 10 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 11 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 12 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 1 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 2 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 3...

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The Anatomy of Inspiring Media

Instructions for Signing Up for the Anatomy of Inspiring Media   First, please log into the MEL System to determine if you have already participated in Parts 1 and 2 of “The Anatomy of Inspiring Media.”  There are multiple studies being conducted on inspiring media, so please be sure you are looking for the right study. If you participated in Part 1 (the online survey) AND Part 2 (lab session) in fall 2016, you are not eligible to participate again. If you participated in Part 1 only, you are still eligible to participate in Part 2. Simply attend the 30-minute lab session you signed up for during class. If you did not complete either part of the study in fall 2016, please complete Part 1 by clicking on this link. Once Part 1 is completed, please attend the 30-minute lab session you signed up for during class. You MUST complete the online survey prior to attending the lab session.  All lab sessions take place in the Media Effects Lab. You MUST complete Parts 1 and 2 in order to receive course credit.  Partial credit will not be awarded. You will need your 5-digit MEL ID, if you already have one. If you do not have a MEL ID,  when asked for one provide a 5-digit ID number of your choice.  Please remember this number as you will be asked to provide it for both Parts 1 and 2. Questions can be directed to Dr. Meghan Sanders...

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