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Course Catalog

Media Law and Ethics

This course examines the origins and background principles of media law with a focus on Supreme Court cases and agency regulations that govern media action and consequences. Operation of the media within the law and guiding principles will be examined as well as the consequences that result when laws or principles are violated. Highlighted will be ethical dilemmas that can occur even when laws are obeyed or when laws come into conflict with other laws. Fall semester.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0