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ACC717 - Law, Media and Communication

Unit details

Year

2017 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

John Mullen

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with:

ALJ724

Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit aims to provide insight into the legal rights and risks of professional communicators in journalism, public relations, and media practice. The unit will focus in particular on legal issues such as defamation, copyright and intellectual property, media freedom, privacy, and ethics. Globally relevant comparisons will be made with the Australian setting.

Assessment

Written Assignment 1, 2500 words 50%

Written Assignment 2, 2500 words 50%

Unit Fee Information

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