Media Law and Ethics

JOURN X 462
For journalists, media lawyers, paralegals, and other communications professionals, this course analyzes the rights and responsibilities of the media.
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Fall
Classroom
Starting at $415.00
As few as 6 weeks
2.0

What you can learn.

  • Examine undercover investigations, ethics, defamation, and invasion of privacy
  • Understand reporter’s privilege and shield laws
  • Discover how to access courts and records, copyrights
  • Identify and comprehend responsibility in the age of blogs and digital journalism

About this course:

For journalists, media lawyers, paralegals, and other communications professionals. This course analyzes the rights and responsibilities of the media. Instruction examines undercover investigations, ethics, defamation, invasion of privacy, reporter's privilege and shield laws, access to courts and records, copyrights, and responsibility in the age of blogs and digital journalism.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Thursday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: UCLA
370241
Fee:
$415.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Enrollment deadline: October 10, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 26, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Communication & The Law by W. Wat Hopkins
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Oct 3, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2156
Lecture
Thu Oct 10, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2156
Lecture
Thu Oct 17, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2156
Lecture
Thu Oct 24, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2156
Lecture
Thu Oct 31, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2156
Lecture
Thu Nov 7, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Bunche Hall 2156

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