Mass Media Law
College of Liberal Arts
Freedom of expression foundations, defamation, privacy, obscenity, broadcast regulation, commercial speech and copyright in historical and contemporary legal contexts.
Goals and Diversity
MN Goal Course
Exhibit enhanced analytical thinking through use of past and anticipated media law problems, readings, and essays as they relate to the field of journalism.
Address potential legal problems in journalism, analyze copyright laws, and research broadcast and print regulation.
Analyze research tools and explore how to use organizational assistance for coping with media laws as journalists; research and analyze the law as it pertains to journalism.
Discuss and analyze the First Amendment and its freedom of the press implications.
Research state and federal journalism laws.