Course Description

Ethical/Legal Issues Content

This course provides students with numerous case studies focusing on First Amendment issues, industry codes of conduct, the Federal Communications Commission, media access, copyright law, confidential sources, labor law, freedom of information, defamation of character, Internet legalities, and current industry topics in the news. Videojournalism III offers students detailed information to keep themselves and their content legal, while best trying to educate the audience they pledge to serve. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. 3 credits (3 lectures per week) fall

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Sharon Y. Boyce
(315) 684-6608
Charlton Hall, Room 103B

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Admissions Requirements

A.A.S. or A.S. or 60 hours of lower division course work (from an accredited college or university) with a minimum GPA of 2.3. Completion of Math 102 - Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry (C or better required) or equivalent prior to enrollment into the program.

Morrisville State College has a rolling admission policy; notification of acceptance begins November 1. SAT or ACT exams are recommended, and an on–campus interview is encouraged.