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Media Ethics and Law - MDIA5007
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Campus: Kensington Campus
 
 
Career: Postgraduate
 
 
Units of Credit: 6
 
 
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
 
 
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2
 
 
Enrolment Requirements:
 
 
Prerequisite: Enrolment in one of the following postgradute programs, 8222, 9214, 5222, 5214 or program 8224 in the Journalism and Communication specialisation
 
 
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 1 (more info)
 
   
 
Further Information: See Class Timetable
 
  

Description

In this course students will develop an understanding of the legal and ethical issues that frame media production and consumption. They will work through a series of case studies that highlight these issues and their implications for professional practice and public policy.

Topics examined in this course include media content regulation, freedom of speech, the social and health effects of media consumption, privacy, and journalistic ethics.

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