Media Law (COMM7534)

Level: 
7
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To develop an understanding of the international laws relating to communication and the ability to interpret them in a practical manner in the everyday work setting; both within New Zealand and in international communication interactions.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Pre-requisite: Any other Level 6 course from a degree at Unitec. Restriction: COMM7434.
Topics include: 

The New Zealand Legal System, the relationship between communication law and workplace operations.
Contracts, warnings and warrants and credit and collection.
Risks to public safety, damage to reputation, privacy and peace of mind.
Access to information; media and the justice system, creative property.
Corporate expression, advertising regulation, electronic media regulation.
Obscenity and indecency, international issues and management implications.
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1285

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
28 Feb 18 - 11 Apr 18 LectureWednesday08:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-2017)
2 May 18 - 6 Jun 18 LectureWednesday08:30 - 11:30 Mt Albert (115-2017)

Class: 5415

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 17 - 25 Sep 17 LectureMonday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (112-4001)
16 Oct 17 - 30 Oct 17 LectureMonday17:30 - 20:30 Mt Albert (112-4001)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Communication (Media Studies), Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations).

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