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COMM 354 - Media Law and Policy


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 0
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: COMM 150  or instructor permission
Surveys areas of law and policy regulating commercial and consumer use of media technologies. Covers law and policy pertaining to broadcasting and cable, intellectual property, station licensing and renewal, defamation, privacy, Internet regulation. Examines the historical development of the FCC and its jurisdictions. Discusses case studies along with the relevancy of some laws as they pertain to today’s mediated society. (Titled Broadcast Regulation before 2015-16.)



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