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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BRJL 307 - Mass Media Law and Ethics

Students explore legal rights and restrictions for broadcast journalists, the California Shield Law, and a reporter’s right to protect sources and laws governing libel and privacy. In the area of ethics students engage in issues including accuracy, objectivity, exploitation, sensationalism, staging, and taste. Open to non-majors. (Offered spring semester.) 3 credits