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Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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JRN 4200 - Journalism Law and Ethics

The study of the legal and intellectual ramifications of the practice of journalism. Topics and issues include the application of Constitutional, common, and statutory law to journalism, reporting on the law and various court systems, and ethical behavior in writing and reporting news. Students will study the responsibilities of journalists to bring to their work relevant knowledge, informed judgment, critical intelligence and appropriate ethical standards.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite: JRN 2100 with a grade of “C” or better.

Credits: 3 hours

Restrictions: Restricted to the following majors/minors: Communication Studies, Pre-Communication Studies, Journalism, Pre-Journalism, Public Relations, Pre-Public Relations, Pre-Communication, Journalism minor.

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