LAW 958-03 Legal Issue Digital Media

The course will provide students with an understanding of the current state of intellectual property and constitutional law with regard to digital media production and distribution. Students will learn who constitutes ?the press,? what protections they are afforded, and how these protections are applied across a variety of mediums including air, satellite, cable, and internet; including learning limitations on these protections. Additional topics in copyright and trademark law will be discussed such as fair use exceptions and freedom of information.