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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Classroom
Starting at $415.00
As few as 7 weeks
2.0 Credits

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 2018 Schedule

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

Available
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Thursday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
362980
Fee:
$415.00
7 days left. Enroll by Sep 27, 2018
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Enrollment deadline: October 3, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 10, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Communication & The Law by W. Wat Hopkins
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Sep 27, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Lecture
Thu Oct 4, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Lecture
Thu Oct 11, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Lecture
Thu Oct 18, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Lecture
Thu Oct 25, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Lecture
Thu Nov 1, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Lecture
Thu Nov 8, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208

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