Media and Culture Law

letat2206  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Media and Culture Law
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h
Jongen François;
Main themes
Constitutionnal grounds of Media Law (human rights, public freedoms, sharing of competences) Statute of the medias – press, radio and TV, Internet – emphasizing the growing convergences Rules governing the contents of the medias, including the questions of liability and the culturel obligations Questions of culture law such as the statute of the public theatres, opera houses and orchestras of the rules governing the artistic furnitures and buildings

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of the year, the student must be familiarized with a large amount of laws and notions, appeared with the developpement of the sectors of communication and culture in a society where freetime become more and more important. He must also perceive the interdisciplinarity of a branch born in public law (freedom of expression, licence systems, statute of public cultural institutions ) but touching also private law (copyright law, civil liability), economic law (advertisement rules, competition law), international law (European Union and European Convention of Human Rights) and penal law. Due to the restricted number of students, the course is organised in a way to ensure a concrete and regular participation of the students.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Law