RTV 109 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Media Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
RTV 109
Fall
2
0
2
5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Short Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Aim of the course is teaching main resources, notions and practices of media law
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to use the resources of media law
  • can comment on the issues about visual media services
  • will be able to state the laws related with media
  • will be able to make researches about Turkish and EU media law
  • will be able to present legal reasons related with Turkish EU media law
Course Content Comparison of Turkish and EU media laws. Protecting the identity of news resources. Protecting personal life. Laws about radio and TV broadcasting. Limitations about advertising. Copyright.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to Course
2 Sources of Media law Course notes
3 Fundamental rights and freedom to communicate in European Convention on Human Rights Course notes
4 Press Law Course notes
5 Broadcating Law Course notes
6 Internet Law Course notes
7 Criminal Liabilities Course notes
8 Midterm exam
9 Civil Liabilities in Media Course notes
10 Right to reply in Media Law Course notes
11 Personal Secrecy and the right of privacy Course notes
12 Self regulatory systems in Media Course notes
13 Cybercrimes Course notes
14 Copyrights Course notes
15 General Remarks Course notes
16 Final exam

 

Course Textbooks Eric Barendt, Lesley Hitchens, Medya Hukuku, 2013. Kerem Batır-Cem Pekman, Özgür Medya Mevzuatı Raporu, Medya Enstitüsü-2003.
References Crone, T.: Law and the Media, 4th. Ed., Focal Press, 2002. Carey, P./Sanders, J.: Media Law, 3rd. Ed., Sweet & Maxwell, 2004. Hadwin, S./Bloy, D.: Law and the Media, Sweet & Maxwell, 2007

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
25
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
45
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
2
55
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
45
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
15
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
15
Final / Oral Exam
1
15
    Total
125

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1

To Apply Radio and Television Programming information to apply other sciences

2 To perform the ability to use modern techniques and methods
3 To Act independently, using initiative and creativity skills
4 To have the ability to make disciplinary and inter-disciplinary teamwork and
5 Ability to have a professional and ethical responsibility X
6 To have a defined target in accordance with the process of problem solving and the ability to design
7 To be Process-oriented, people-based, information sharing on best effort to continuously train radio, television programmer X
8 To provide team work and management in accordance with the qualification to improve problem determination and problem-solving skills
9

To train staff who is in communication and interaction with the environment, followed by the needs of the environment, which stabilizes the factors that influence the profession

X
10

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest