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|Unit chair:||J Little|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit studies the ethical and legal framework governing journalists in Australia. It will look at journalists' rights and risks and the problems raised for the media by restraints on freedom of expression. The unit will focus in particular on ethical codes of practice, and legal issues such as defamation, contempt of court and copyright.
Two essays 2500 words each 50% each.
All assignments must be typed or printed from a word processor. Students must complete all items of assessment in this unit. If they do not complete every piece they will be awarded a fail for the unit.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.