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Winter/Spring 2015
Oct 27, 2016
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MED 3160A - Entertainment and Media Law
A study of practical law which applies broad legal concepts to practical situations in print, broadcasting, journalism, theatre, television and film. Specifically, this course introduces the students to broad concepts including: free speech, defamation, invasion of privacy, journalistic privilege and confidentiality, obscenity, entertainment contracts, copyright and trademarks, and piracy. Students will be asked to apply these broad legal concepts to practical situations in the fields of print and broadcast journalism as well as theatrical, television, radio and film production.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Division of Arts & Humanities Division
Speech and Media Studies Department

Course Attributes:
Liberal Arts

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