Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Martin Johnson, LSU Journalism Dean, Passes Away

Louisiana State University has let us know of the sudden death of Martin Johnson, dean and professor at the university's Manship School. The dean passed away in his sleep last night. His wife Sherri, a professor in the History Department, and his son survive him.

Dean Johnson was a leader in the field of journalism and mass communications, and the author of  Changing Minds or Changing Channels (2013) as well as other publications. He had led the Manship School for two years. The Baton Rouge Advocate has more here, LSU's student paper The Reveille here

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