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COM 330 - Media Law & The First Amendment

This course examines the legal background of the mass media. It is focused around media law as it pertains to the First Amendment, such as libel and privacy law in the digital age. Additionally, students will learn about a variety of Supreme Court cases in mass media obscenity law, telecommunications, libel, and privacy, among other topics. Students will study a number of mass media law case studies and engage in interactive discussion about how the law is applied in the case studies. Finally, students can expect to learn about the ethical, social, and political implications mass media law has on American democracy.

Credit Hours: 3.00

Course Fees: $0.00

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