Oct 03, 2022  
2020-2021 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COMM 303 - Media Law II


3 Credit(s)

 This course examines the legal dimensions of modern journalism and strategic communication.  Students review Constitutional theories, which provide a basis for the critical and systematic analysis of case studies and arguments.  Students study current, relevant mass media law, emphasizing precedent-setting court cases in the United States.  Topics addressed include newsgathering; access to courts, meetings, and documents, confidential sources; broadcast, cable, and internet concerns; advertising and PR; and student publications.  Spring only.



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