At the University of North Carolina, every journalism student has to pass Mass Communication Law before graduating. From doctoral candidates to lowly broadcast undergraduates (like I was), every student tackles the infamous rigor of swapping their usual hands-on, skills-based courses for a class coated in legal theory and statutory interpretation. But Dr. Cathy Packer, media law professor and faculty co-director for the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy, insists that a legal.. Read More