ACC717 - Law, Media and Communication
2020 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 2-hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities x 2-hours per week equivalent. This will involve a range of activities including seminar recordings, and synchronous and asynchronous participation in online classroom activities
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.
Unit Fee Information
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