ALJ313 - Journalism Law and Ethics
|Year||2018 unit information|
Students must have completed two units at level 2
Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin
This unit provides students with groundwork practical knowledge to deal with legal and ethical issues that may arise from their work as journalists and media professionals. The unit takes a problem-based learning (case study) approach to working with students to develop an understanding of laws and regulations that influence journalism in Australia, highlight potential problem areas for journalists, focusing in particular on privacy, defamation, contempt of court, copyright and the ethical obligations of journalists as media professionals.
Written Assignment 1, 2000 words, 50%
Written Assignment 2, 2000 words, 50%