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DGME 102 –  Media Law & Ethics (CRN: 54447) at  College of San Mateo for Summer 2023

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This course is offered online and it is recommended you complete a short self-assessment to ensure readiness before taking an online course.

DGME 102 Media Law and Ethics

Why do you think they're called "illegal" downloads? In this course, students will examine U.S. law and regulation governing mass media, from print to the Internet. Students will also examine the ethical conflicts faced by media professionals. Topics include: freedom of speech, citizen journalism, defamation, privacy, copyright, obscenity, truth, ethics, social media and advertising. This course will help prepare future media producers to work in industries that have significant influence over society.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area C3; Area E2b, E5b
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)

College of San Mateo (Online Course)

Department: Digital Media

Number of Units: 3

OLH - Online
Meeting Date: 06/12-07/28
Meeting Time:
Online course Room: 0000
Instructor: Diana Bennett
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class June 15, 2023
Last day to drop with a section refund June 14, 2023
Last day to drop without appearing on transcript June 20, 2023
Last day to withdraw with a W July 18, 2023
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass Grading Option
(If applicable to the course)
July 28, 2023
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