COMM 475: Journalism Law

COMM 475-001: Journalism Law
(Spring 2023)

03:00 PM to 04:15 PM

Horizon Hall 4001 - Hybrid

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Section Information for Spring 2023

COMM 475 001 is a hybrid section with online coursework and in-class meetings.


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. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: 60 credits or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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