Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Communication Law and EthicsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101243.2

Discipline: JOURNALISM

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Christopher Kremmer


Equivalent Units
63127 - Communication Law and Ethics, 101928 - Media Law and Ethics

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
In 2013 this unit replaced by 101928 - Media Law and Ethics. This unit gives students a thorough understanding of the legal framework in which the communication industries operate and the ethical context of decision-making in the media professions. It covers the basics of contempt and defamation law; copyright; advertising; promotions and public relations; the legal framework for electronic communication using the internet and email; issues in the regulation and control of print, broadcast and electronic media and the professional codes of ethics that apply in all fields of communication practice.


Courses
2723.3Bachelor of Communication Studies/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING


Specialisations

M1038.1Public RelationsCONTINUING
M1044.1AdvertisingCONTINUING
M1047.1JournalismCONTINUING
M11011.1Public CommunicationCONTINUING
M1613ADV.1AdvertisingCONTINUING
M1613JRN.1JournalismCONTINUING
M1613MAP.1Media Arts ProductionCONTINUING
M1613PR.1Public RelationsCONTINUING




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