|Student Contribution Band:||Band 1|
|Administered by:||School of Arts & Social Sciences|
Students examine in detail the legislative and common law constraints that operate on journalists and the media. They learn about laws of defamation, contempt and copyright, examine case studies, and explore some of the strategies employed by journalists to accommodate legal requirements while reporting the news effectively and responsibly.
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level|
|Prerequisites:||JN1004 OR JN1005 OR CU1020|
|IA2000 JN2000 JN2002 JN5000 JN5300|
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 24-Mar-2011|
|Coord/Lect:||<Person not found>.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (40%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (50%).|
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