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

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

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.

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M1613PR.1Public RelationsCONTINUING

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