One of the interesting issues we discussed in the first class is whether journalists should enjoy any greater legal privileges than members of the public as a whole.
Most of you thought no, and that is the legal position in relation to most of the issues we will discuss on this course.
However one exception [...]
Legal Systems and Rules Restricting Free Expression
An introduction to the legal foundations necessary to the study of media law. How do legal systems differ around the world? What effect does this have on the types of laws that exist in different countries, and the rules that apply in deciding when freedom of expression can [...]
Introduction to Media Law
What is media law—an introduction to freedom of expression and some of the major issues concerning press freedom which will be the focus of this course. We will look at how press freedom has evolved in different countries around the world, and consider the various factors that influence the state of [...]