COMM DM 4631/5631 Digital Media Law

Explores regulation of digital media industries and the effects of political, economic, and cultural dynamics on media policy and media content. Critical analysis of how citizens, consumers, and media companies are impacted by media ownership rules and consolidation; copyright laws and remix culture; Internet access; sex and violence in media; invasion of privacy; regulation of advertising and political ads; and free speech for media producers. Prerequisites: COMM COR 1010; junior standing.

Course details

Term: 
Spring 2021
Section: 
01
Class Nbr: 
14873/14874
Units: 
3
Dates: 
Jan 25, 2021 - May 7, 2021
Meeting times: 
Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30-10:45 am

Course delivery

Location: 
Zoom & Blackboard (eLearning)

Zoom is a desktop video conferencing system allowing for real-time interaction between instructors and students and requires access to a high-speed Internet connection, a webcam, and a headset microphone. Blackboard is a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser.

Instructor(s)

Paul Torre

Enrollment information

Questions?
Carolina Wilson

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