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Communications Course Details

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Media and the First Amendment

4 sem. hrs. Prereq: COMM 122 and 124 or consent of instructor. Examines the news media's First Amendment rights and responsibilities, addressing libel, privacy, fairness, and objectivity, as well as current media issues. Discusses the ethical and legal ramifications of communications in a democratic society. Corcoran, Mailloux.

Course details

  • Course number: COMM-320
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture


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