Communication Law and Ethics (KSK_128)
To familiarise students with international, European and Latvian law, which determines the principles of freedom of expression and freedom of press, the procedure of circulation of information, regulate functioning of mass media.
To shape professional views of students about communication law and ethics in the context of interconnections among legal state, democracy and human rights guarantees.
To develop skills of students in the use of communication law and ethical norms and principles in professional activity.
Introduction to the studies and speciality.
Students master basic norms of communication law and ethics, which are necessary, when studying or professionally working in the communication sector.
As a result of mastering the course students understand the content of principles of “freedom of expression”, “freedom of press”, “openness of information”, “private life”, “equality”; are able to evaluate the importance of legal norms and principles in communication processes; are aware of the importance of ethical norms (code of ethics) in research and professional activity.
As a result of mastering the course students integrate knowledge in communication law and ethics in research or professional activity.
Study course planning
|Study programme||Study semester||Program level||Study course category||Lecturers||Schedule|
|Photography, FO||4||Bachelor’s||Limited choice||Ivans Jānis Mihailovs|
|Photography, FON||4||Bachelor’s||Limited choice||Ivans Jānis Mihailovs|
|Multimedia Communication, MK||4||Bachelor’s||Limited choice||Ivans Jānis Mihailovs|
|Multimedia Communication, MKN||4||Bachelor’s||Limited choice||Ivans Jānis Mihailovs|
|Public Relations, SA||4||Bachelor’s||Limited choice||Ivans Jānis Mihailovs|
|Journalism, ZR||4||Bachelor’s||Limited choice||Ivans Jānis Mihailovs|