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16 September – deadline for media law distant courses

13.09.2019, 17:02

The Center for Democracy and Rule of Law is starting media law distant course. Journalists, bloggers media and civic activists are invited to attend it, as the Center for Democracy and Rule of Law reported.

The following issues to be covered:

  • lawsuits to defend honor and dignity;
  • intrusion into privacy;
  • access to information;
  • protection of journalistic sources;
  • legal issues of photo and video record;
  • copyright and allied rights;
  • licensing of broadcasting;
  • journalism and the Internet;
  • the case law of the European Court of Human Rights;
  • standards of public broadcasting.

The distance learning course will be held on the distance courses website of the Center for Democracy and Rule of Law.

Over the course of several months, trainees will receive training materials prepared by experts from the Center for Democracy and Rule of Law. The materials will be published at the training module 1-2 times a week and will consist of two parts - the obligatory part for reading and an additional one, containing a list of literature on the same topic (usually in the form of Internet links), which are desirable to read selectively.

All communication will take place through the training module. Knowledge control will take place through three tests. The tests will only be based on mandatory materials.

Upon successful completion of the final test, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion of the media law distant course.

In order to become a listener in the distant course, you must complete an online application form . The questionnaire should be completed in one session: the open questionnaire cannot be saved for further editing. The training group will be formed on a competitive basis.

The Center for Democracy and Rule of Law accepts applications until September 16, 2019 (inclusive). The selection results will be announced no later than September 19, 2019.

This course was made possible with the financial support of Sweden.

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