Constitutional law of Journalism (2016/2017)

Course code
4S000016
Name of lecturer
Daniele Butturini
Coordinator
Daniele Butturini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
IUS/08 - CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
2° periodo di lezioni - aprile/maggio 2017, 2° periodo di lezioni - febbraio/aprile 2017

Lesson timetable

2° periodo di lezioni - aprile/maggio 2017
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall Aula Tantini (ex Aula E)  
Thursday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Aula Tantini (ex Aula E)  
2° periodo di lezioni - febbraio/aprile 2017
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall Aula Tantini (ex Aula E)  
Thursday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Aula Tantini (ex Aula E)  

Learning outcomes

The course analyzes the Constitutional Law of Information as dissemination of news and reviews performed by the modern agora and the journalism as essential freedom for constitutional democracy.
Freedom of the press is a fundamental liberty guaranteed by the Constitution. As such, courts and legislative bodies have been hesitant to impinge on that freedom. In fact, the course analyzes the Freedom of Information Act and the relationship between economic freedom and journalism.
The course will examine the journalism and the multiplication of influences of media in contemporary society.

Syllabus

Freedom of information and political system.
Information and constitutional democracy.
The sources of media law.
The constitutional Principles.
The Association of Journalists.
The limits of journalism.
The pluralism: internal and external.
The public service Broadcasting between National and European Law.

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam oral

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017