JOUR90006 Dilemmas in Journalism: Law and Ethics
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
June, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
Timetable can be viewed here.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Total 24 hours: 6 hours x 4 days |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Denis Muller, Dr Margaret Simons
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject will provide students with a grounding in key aspects of media law that all journalists need to be aware of, and offer students an opportunity to engage with particular ethical dilemmas that arise in the field of journalism.It will provide students with an opportunity to gain a deep understanding and capacity to reflect on legal and ethical principles, as well as an understanding of how such knowledge is relevant to the ongoing dilemmas and decisions that journalists are faced with in the course of their work.
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On successful completion of this subject, student should:
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A subject reader will be available for purchase from the University Bookshop.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
At the completion of this subject, students should gain the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://graduate.arts.unimelb.edu.au/mcp/master-of-journalism.html|
Must be enrolled in the Master of Journalism program in order to take this subject.
|Graduate Certificate in Journalism (Advanced) |
Graduate Diploma in Journalism (Advanced)
|100 Point Master of Journalism |
150 Point Master of Journalism
200 Point Master of Journalism