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background image MC 4301 Mass Communication Law and Ethics  Spring 2019 Gilbert D. Martinez  
Texas State University 
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  Date: 1/22/2019 
Topic: Course Overview and First Day Lecture
 
INTRO 
- It is your lucky day because it’s your first day of media and law. (WOW)  - Rumor Control   - Preconceived notions  - Tests are primarily multiple choice and weigh 75% of your grade  - We read, he lectures topics from the chapter, and starts conversation  - How would you like to be addressed?   - Dr. Martinez   - Offers extra credit on the exams and other opportunities throughout the semester as well   - Critical thinking is the core of this class  - Smart, hard work will pay off   - Housekeeping  - Office hours are 11am to 12:20pm and 2 to 4pm Tuesday and Thursday in Old Main 202B  - By appointment or any time door is open   - Email address is  gm19@txstate.edu    - Course description and objectives  - Study of law as it pertains to the media  - Law and ethics  - Stody the First Amendment, the role of the press  - Exams (75%)  - Exam 1 on Feb 28  - Exam 2 on April 18  - Exam 3 on  May 14  - Reading Quizzes (15%)  - Participation (10%)  - Based on participation from the blog post  - Return to the page to make sure that your comment posted   - Better to comment early as opposed to later (include name or initials, time, and class)  - About one post a month   - More than a sentence but shouldn’t be an essay   - Attendance is not required, BUT it is highly encouraged   - KEYS TO SUCCESS  - Read ahead (expose yourself to the material early, especially because it’s dense)  - This material needs repetition to sink in  - Participate in class and online discussions  - Keep up with current events 
background image - Form a study group   - Take good notes  - Just because you’re in class doesn’t mean that you’re IN class  - See him if you don’t understand  - Drop Policy  - Automatic “W” deadline is April 2nd   - About Martinez  - Grew up in Rio Grande Valley  - Newspaper reporter in New Jersey   - Fordham Law School, New York  - Taught at TXST since Fall 2003  - Seen changes since he started teaching Media Law  - Introduction of social media  - Die hard Houston Astros baseball fan   - Japanese and Latino; raised in South Texas  - Sidenote: Study Abroad to Tokyo   GENERAL OVERVIEW  - Founding of U.S.  - Colonies of Great Britain  - How were they treated?   - Upset about taxes  - Not entirely opposed to paying taxes  - Taxation without representation   - Had no voice in parliament  - Oppressed because they didn’t have freedom speech  - Couldn’t express opinions against the crown  - Periodicals and newspapers were monitored, could not criticize the monarchy   - News was just regurgitated information fed by Great Britain  - Censorship   - Religious persecution   - Everyone was encouraged to be Protestant  - State instituted religion  - Quartering of the soldiers   - Housing and feeding concerns  - Make the colonists house the soldiers   - Economic issue   - Form of coercion and control  - Result:  ​Declaration of Independence  - QUOTE: “When in the Course of human events...which impel them to the separation”  - What does it mean?   - Declare that everyone has the rights; carrying a weight   - There comes a time when people have to separate   - This says that their cause is just and that they’re in the right   - They’ve been mistreated   - Followed by a list of grievances  - QUOTE: “We hold these truths...and the pursuit of Happiness.”  - Want a system of government that holds the ideas to be self-evident  - Cherished values; promise of America  - “All men”   - Qualified (only people who were white, male, rich, owned land, etc.) 

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School: Texas State University
Department: Journalism and Mass Communications
Course: Media Law and Ethics
Term: Spring 2019
Tags: Law, Media, and Communications
Name: MC 4301 Media Law & Ethics Week One Class Notes
Description: MC 4301 Mass Communication Law and Ethics Spring 2019 Gilbert D. Martinez Texas State University The first week covered a course overview detailing the syllabus. Key topics in chapter one were also discussed, especially "rule of law."
Uploaded: 01/02/2019
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School: Texas State University
Department: Journalism and Mass Communications
Course: Media Law and Ethics
Term: Spring 2019
Tags: Law, Media, and Communications
Name: MC 4301 Media Law & Ethics Week One Class Notes
Description: MC 4301 Mass Communication Law and Ethics Spring 2019 Gilbert D. Martinez Texas State University The first week covered a course overview detailing the syllabus. Key topics in chapter one were also discussed, especially "rule of law."
Uploaded: 01/02/2019