IMC 780. The Legal Environment of Business and Mass Communication

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an introduction to the legal system, focusing on some important issues affecting business and the media. This course recognizes the impact of law on management, marketing decision-making, and mass communications fields. Major U.S. Supreme Court decisions in the areas of prior restraint, libel, privacy, free press-fair trial, and obscenity are considered.
Offered: Regularly
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: