COM5103 - Policy and Regulations of New Media

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Media and Communication
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2020/21

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The course aims to teach students the fundamentals, principles, practices and theories of policy and regulations of new media. It examines various legal and regulatory issues related to legacy media, digital TV, new media, and AI-related communication, including the protection and limits of free expression, defamation, obscenity, and privacy. As new media are related to new technologies, this course also examines AI-related ethics and governance issues.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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