Media Law

Languages
English + Hindi
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Course Contents

​Learning about Media Laws

  1. INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL SYSTEM
    • Jurisprudence
    • Laws: Definition
    • Sources of Law: Custom
    • Precedent; Statute; Types of Laws: Criminal; Civil; Tort
    • History of Indian Media Laws
  2. JUDICIAL SYSTEMS IN RELATION TO MEDIA
    • Indian Constitution
    • Freedom of the Press
    • Structure of Judicial System in India - Supreme Court; High Court; Lower Courts
    • Introduction to Civil Procedure Code
    • Introduction to Criminal Procedure Code and Arrest - Trial; Charge; Trials of Different Cases; Judgment; Appeal; Execution
    • Press Council of India - Press Council Act, 1965, 1978; Press Council and Media Management
  3. LAWS, BILLS AND ACTS RELATED TO MEDIA PROFESSION
    • Introduction to Indian Penal Code
    • Publication of Objectionable Materials: Defamation, Legal Procedure in Defamation, Right to Privacy
    • Introduction to Copyright; Copyright Act, 1957; International Copyright Order, 1999
    • Obscenity; Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986
    • Prasar Bharati: 1990
    • Official Secrets Act, 1923
    • Contempt of Courts Act, 1971
    • Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955
    • Freedom of Information Bill, 1998, 2000
    • Parliamentary Proceedings Act, 1971
    • Wireless and Telegraphy Act, 2000
    • Information Technology Act, 2000
  4. ETHICS AND JOURNALISTIC PROFESSIONALS INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS
    • Press Council’s Norms of Journalistic Conduct
    • AIR News Policy for Broadcast Media
    • Broadcasting Code; Rights, Duties and Restrictions of Media Professionals
    • Politics and Elections
    • Communal Issues
    • Financial Reporting
    • Investigative Reporting
    • Court Reporting
    • Reporting Sex Related Offences
    • Juvenile Crimes
    • Reporting on the Web
    • Reporting with Accuracy; Being Fair; Balanced and Impartial; Maintaining Good Taste and Decency
    • Protecting Confidential Source of Information
    • Other Duties and Restrictions

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Instructor Profile

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Apurva runs his firm in the name of Universal Legal. His areas of expertise include Real Estate, Corporate and Commercial, Medical, Intellectual Property and Media. His articles have been published in various newspapers and magazines.

This course includes:

  • 100% Online Sessions
  • Instructor led
  • Customizable Syllabus
  • Customizable Schedule
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Training Recordings
  • Training Resources
  • Learner Assessment
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