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Spring 2012 - Regulation of Broadcast/Cable/Telecommunications

Spitzer, Matthew L

Credit Hours: 2  Course ID: 279M  Unique # 29370

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
F10:30 am - 12:20 pmTNH 3.114
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Final Monday, May 14 8:30 am - A-Z
3.124
3.124
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
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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