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MPAD 2501 [0.5 credit] Media Law

A survey of laws that affect the Canadian media. Specific areas include the development of freedom of expression, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and statutory and common law limitations on freedoms of the press, including publication bans, libel and contempt of court.
Also listed as COMS 2501, JOUR 2501.
Prerequisite(s): Second-year standing in the Bachelor of Media Production and Design program.
Lectures three hours a week.