COM 200 Ethics, Responsibility, Mass Media and the Law

Credits: 3.00

Students examine and analyze mass media through case studies and commentaries that focus on a wide spectrum of historical and contemporary legal and ethical issues faced by media practitioners in broadcasting, advertising, public relations, publishing, and filmmaking. The course builds on information learned in COM 101 to provide a foundation for the theoretical principles of media ethics and the legal issues surrounding mass media, journalism, and content distribution. This course meets General Education Core Goal 5: Information Literacy; and Core Goal 13: Ethical Reasoning.

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Last Updated: 03/01/2016