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JRN2006 Media Law and Ethics

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication
Version produced : 30 December 2013

Requisites

Pre-requisite: JRN1000

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

This course provides a legal and ethical framework for professional practice in the field of journalism. Students will examine the Australian legal system, defamation law, contempt of court and parliament, and the law of copyright. The study of major developments in moral philosophy will form a foundation on which to analyse specific case studies, with particular reference to the MEAA (Journalists) Code of Ethics.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2012 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2012 External
Semester 2, 2012 On-campus Toowoomba