The page uses Browser Access Keys to help with keyboard navigation. Click to learn moreSkip to Navigation

Different browsers use different keystrokes to activate accesskey shortcuts. Please reference the following list to use access keys on your system.

Alt and the accesskey, for Internet Explorer on Windows
Shift and Alt and the accesskey, for Firefox on Windows
Shift and Esc and the accesskey, for Windows or Mac
Ctrl and the accesskey, for the following browsers on a Mac: Internet Explorer 5.2, Safari 1.2, Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape 6+.

We use the following access keys on our gateway

n Skip to Navigation
k Accesskeys description
h Help
    Hofstra University
   
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2008-2009 Law Catalog [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

[Add to Personal Catalog]

LAW 2806 - Communications Law and Regulation of Broadcast Mass Media


This course is designed to explore the legal standards and policies of federal communications
laws and regulations that affect broadcast radio and television. Attention will be given to the
licensing and regulation of broadcasting, and, for comparative purposes, of cable television.
Considerable attention will be given to the effect of federal regulation (and deregulation) on
economic competition, and on diversified media ownership and content in the communications
marketplace. Students will be introduced to regulations that aim to prevent bad content and those
aimed at promoting good content, and will also consider how technology, market economics, and
social norms combine to constrain or encourage behavior in radio and television broadcasting.
Grades will be based primarily upon a minimum twenty page research paper of law review
quality on a topic that requires the professor’s pre-approval. Grades will also be based on the
outline proposal for the paper, the draft of the paper, and overall class participation.

Prerequisites & Notes
Students who have taken Telecommunications Law can not take this class.

Credits: 2


Click here for spring 2017 course offering(s).

Click here for Summer Session I 2017 course offering(s).

Click here for Summer Session II 2017 course offering(s).

Click here for Summer Session III 2017 course offering(s).

Click here for fall 2017 course offering(s).




[Add to Personal Catalog]