Aug 12, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80
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JOUR - 460. Advanced Communications Law


3 credit(s)
This course provides an advanced exploration of contemporary cases in modern media law. Through intense scrutiny of contemporary media cases, students gain an enhanced understanding of the intersection of media law and journalistic ethics in the coverage of breaking news stories, and the applicability of libel law and invasion of privacy torts to the dissemination of information through social media and traditional media outlets. Students will further their writing skills, and develop original legal analyses that reflect critical thinking and require collaboration with classmates on team projects. Permission of instructor required.

Prerequisite(s): JOUR 105  or CREA-117.
Attribute: (ATTR: ARTS, BCEL)



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