Pre-requisites are applicable to non-Law students, as well as to Law students. Those wishing to study this unit who do not meet the pre-requisites should contact the Manager Academic Administration - Law about a possible pre-requisite waiver.
Investigates the common law and statutory controls over the broadcasting, print and online media in Australia. The unit examines legal and economic aspects of the regulatory regimes which apply to the media, including issues of licensing, ownership and control. Legal controls on the content of media, including those imposed by the laws of defamation, contempt, privacy and censorship are examined in the context of the democratic notion of freedom of speech.
|Unit name||Media Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Dr Heather Forrest
Dr Heather Forrest
|Available as student elective?||No|
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3x50-min lectures weekly; 1x50-min seminar fortnightly (10 wks)
1 x 5000 word research project (60%); 1 x oral presentation and written summary (40%)
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