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COM 4293 Media Law and Digital Ethics

Three hours (On Campus)
A case-study approach to legal and ethical problems commonly encountered by mass media practitioners in digital and in traditional media contexts, with an emphasis on the First Amendment and its application. Topics include free speech, libel, invasion of privacy, copyright, freedom of information, protection of sources and federal media regulations.

Prerequisite: COM 1173  
Offered on campus Spring semester (odd-numbered years)