JOUR 2501 [0.5 credit] Media Law
A survey of laws that affect the Canadian media. Specific areas include the development of freedom of expression, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and statutory and common law limitations on freedoms of the press, including publication bans, libel and contempt of court.
Precludes additional credit for COMM 2501 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): JOUR 1001, JOUR 1002, COMS 1001, COMS 1002, or JOUR 1003 and enrollment in the Minor in News Media and Information, or enrollment in the Communication and Policy Studies specialization of the Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management, or permission of the School of Journalism and Communication.
Lectures and discussion three hours a week.
Bachelor of Journalism students may take Combined Honours programs in which Journalism is combined with another discipline. Students may choose a Combined Honours program in Journalism and Communication and Media Studies, or from Combined Honours programs offered within the B.A. The Journalism requirements for the Combined Honours program are normally the same as those for the Bachelor of Journalism with Honours listed above. The requirements of the other discipline are the same as those listed for the B.A. Combined Honours program in that discipline. Students are advised to consult the Combined Honours entry of their second discipline in this calendar for details. Combined Honours programs in Journalism and other disciplines are available only to students registered in Journalism.
Journalism and Humanities
GREK 2200 and GREK 2201 LATN 2200 and LATN 2201 FREN 1100 or FREN 2100 GERM 2010 and GERM 2020 , or GERM 2110 ITAL 2010 and ITAL 2020 , or ITAL 2110 RELI 2010 RUSS 2010 and RUSS 2020 SPAN 2010 and SPAN 2020 , or SPAN 2110