USQ LogoCourse specification
The current and official versions of the course specifications are available on the web at //www.usq.edu.au/course/specification/current.
Please consult the web for updates that may occur during the year.

JRN2006 Media Law and Ethics

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication

Requisites

Pre-requisite: JRN1000

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 2, 2011 External
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba