Richard B Kielbowicz
Lecture, seminar, and/or team study. Topics vary.
International Communication Law and Policy--
The course explores how several countries and a few international bodies regulate communication. Among the topics likely to be covered are libel, privacy, hate speech, advertising, the right to gather news, obscenity, broadcast regulation, Internet freedoms and restrictions, protection of domestic media industries, and protecting children from violent media content. The course requires considerable reading, with materials drawn from law reviews, government reports, court cases, scholarly journals, and websites. Besides taking a midterm and a final exam, each student will produce a project.
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