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Media Law - LCR4803

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Afrikaans
Pre-requisite: CSL2601 & PVL3703
Recommendation: Should be taken together with or follow on SCL1501 and ILW1501
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to introduce students to freedom of speech as the cornerstone of media law as well as to other constitutional values, common-law and statutory principles that impact on the press, broadcasting, and telecommunications and other forms of media and basic research skills in the practice of law. This module provides lawyers with specialized knowledge and equip them to advise on and address challenges posed by the press, broadcasting and telecommunications in an ever-changing media landscape. Students accredited with this module can identify, analyse and apply the principles of media law.