Communication
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

COMM 475: Journalism Law

COMM 475-001: Journalism Law
(Fall 2017)

07:20 PM to 10:00 PM R

Robinson A101

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Examines law as it relates to working journalist. Topics include libel, invasion of privacy, free press and fair trial, First Amendment, broadcast regulation, access to media, advertising, and effect of new technologies on these issues. Uses case approach to study leading court decisions in mass media law. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: 60 credits or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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