COMM 490 - Capstone Seminars in Media Topics
Fall 2022, Section 003 - Freedom of Speech and the Media: Evolutions in Theory, Law & Policy
Instruction Mode: Section 003 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Communication and Media (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication and Media
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Details

Credits:
3
Credit Exclusions:
No more than three credits can be elected from COMM 450-490.
Waitlist Capacity:
10
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
Declared Communication Studies Seniors ONLY.
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 251, COMM 261, COMM 271 or COMM 281 strongly recommended.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course will examine the speech and press clauses of the First Amendment using theory, case law, statutory and administrative regulations.  The class will consider whether certain legal theories have provided a robust or more limited notion of the speech and press clauses and what that means for the media landscape, information flows and democracy. 

Required Text: The Free Speech Century (Lee C. Bollinger & Geoffrey R. Stone, eds., 2019).  ISBN 978-0-19-084138-6 (paperback edition). 

Intended Audience:

The capstone seminar is intended for Comm and Media majors in their final year of study.

Schedule

COMM 490 - Capstone Seminars in Media Topics
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
21741
Closed
0
1COMM Sr
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: This is a Capstone course reserved for declared Communication and Media senior majors.
002 (SEM)
 In Person
23300
Closed
0
2COMM Sr
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: This is a Capstone course reserved for declared Communication and Media senior majors.

NQ5450 is located in the Academic Wing of NQ building on the 5th floor.

003 (SEM)
 In Person
30064
Open
1
1COMM Sr
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: This is a Capstone course reserved for declared Communication and Media senior majors.

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