Oct 25, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

MEDI 240 - Media Law and Ethics

4.00 credit hours
A practical introduction to the legal restraints placed upon media communicators and the ethical concerns raised by various forms of media communication. Includes discussions and material related to the First Amendment, libel, invasion of privacy, freedom of information, copyright, obscenity and political broadcasting. The course is also intended to engage students in a conversation about the ethical issues facing the media today.

Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Social Sciences, Ethical Dimensions, U.S. Power Structures.
iCon(s): Engaging Civic Life.

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