ACC717 - Media Law and Ethics
2022 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, alternating on campus/online for first six weeks, then online (recordings provided)
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 2-hour scheduled online seminar per week (recordings provided)
This unit aims to provide insight into the legal rights and risks of professional communicators in media practice. The unit will focus in particular on legal issues such as defamation, copyright, privacy, Contempt of Court, media freedom, and ethics. Globally relevant comparisons will be made with the Australian setting.
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