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2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

JO 213 - Media Law and Ethics

First Amendment law in the context of the media, including the philosophical basis for the Constitutional guarantees of free expression. The course examines the formal models of ethical decision making as they are applied to issues of mass media, and covers issues of libel, slander, privacy, journalistic privilege, obscenity, access to information, and emerging case law and legislation regulating digital and electronic information.

Prerequisites: At least Sophomore standing.

Credits: 3 cr.