Journalism | Newsgathering and the Law
J407 | 15588 | RSTR Rich Powell

11:15A-12:30P   MW     EP 205
(cr. 3) Requires: J300
Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing. Students study the law relating to the content of news
media and the processes by which that content is created. Discussion includes the legal issues
triggered by story framing, selection of sources, interviewing, photography, and access to
information. The course involves reading and research using primary legal materials.