Research Paper/Introduction to Defamation
This class will introduce the permitted topics for this year’s research paper exercise, which constitutes 20% of the course mark. For more details, please read the information available by clicking here before the class.
Please note that each of the permitted topics for the research paper will normally be limited [...]
Privacy and Obscenity
NOTE: Hard copies of the briefing papers must be submitted in person at the start of class at 6:30 p.m. Soft copies should also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Privacy has become one of the biggest legal issues for journalists, an evolving area of law that has seen many changes [...]
Guest Speaker: Cliff Buddle, Editor for Special Projects, South China Morning Post, and former senior court reporter.
In this class, one of Hong Kong’s most experienced court reporters will guide as through the maze of what journalists are and are not allowed to report concerning legal proceedings in Hong Kong. And students will have [...]
Legal Foundations/Press v Judicial System:
In this class, we’ll conclude our discussion of the Legal Foundations for Media Law, with particular reference to the rules used by the courts in determining whether or not any particular restriction on freedom of expression is permissible.
We’ll also start looking at how differenct countries balance freedom of expression [...]