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If you don’t have formal media qualifications, or even if you do, it’s possible you don’t know what you need to when it comes to the legal and ethical implications of broadcasting. And that’s a major risk.
In this course specifically designed for community broadcasters, non-profit media bodies, and student and early career journalists, you will get the opportunity to learn from industry and academic experts about critical issues such as defamation, codes of practice, court reporting, copyright, vilification, and ethics.
You will grapple with the rationale behind media law and understand the mechanics of community radio codes of practice. You will be given the opportunity to see how these codes and laws are applied to organisations’ editorial policies.
The importance of ethical journalism practices will also come under the spotlight, from the basics of checking your sources through to editorial approval processes.
Through a series of interviews and case studies, you will engage with the specific legal topics of defamation, vilification, copyright and contempt of court. You will also consider the impact of social media technologies
You will be guided by experts including:
This course is suited for those who are looking to create and publish their own broadcast and journalists who need to get their head around this fast moving space.
Peter is one of the country's most experienced and innovative media professionals. A former editor or editor-in- chief of The Sydney Morning Herald, The Sun-Herald, The Canberra Times and The Sunday Age, Fray has lived the reality of the digital revolution that's forever changed the way journalism is practiced, received and distributed.
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