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Spring 2011 - Regulation of Broadcast/Cable/Telecommunications

Spitzer, Matthew L

Course ID: 279M  Unique # 29437  Credit Hours: 2
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Thursday 9:30 am - 11:20 am TNH 2.124
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Final Wednesday, May 11    1:30 pm          A-Z
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Regulation of Broadcasting, Cable, and Telecommunications.  2 Units.

This course examines the rationales for, and structures of, regulating broadcasting, cable and telecommunications.  We will concentrate on entry controls (the need for licenses or franchises); economic controls (such as price controls or required interconnection); content controls (e.g.  prohibition of indecency in broadcasting between 6 AM and 10 PM); and finish with a regulation that is a bit of both economic and content control (net neutrality).

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