2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

COMM 322 - Communication Law and Ethics


Credits: Three (3)
This course will cover contemporary communication issues that apply to journalism, public relations, advertising, and broadcasting. Topics include copyright andamp; privacy law, media ownership rules andamp; regulations,libel andamp; privacy issues, news and national security, and use of the Freedom of Information Act.Throughout the course, ethical issues are considered, as well as the “why” of the law.
Prerequisite: COMM-121