DGME 102 - Media Law & Ethics

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 examinethe ethical conflicts faced by media professionals. Topics include: freedom of speech, citizenjournalism, 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 influenceover 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 E2c, E5b
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)
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College of San Mateo

Department: Digital Media

Number of Units: 3

This description is for the Spring 2022 term