Ética e Direito da Comunicação

Comunicação Social
4.5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 TP + 3,0 OT

Lecturer
- Hália Filipa da Costa Santos
- Cláudia Liliana Sousa Rosa Henriques

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
In Ethics module, to frame and analyse cross thematics concerning the practices of Journalism and Corporate Communication.
In Law module, recognize and make a legal analysis of the Social Communication legal problems and the applicable law.

Program
Notions of Ethics; Ethics in Media and in Corporate Communications; Ethics in Journalism and in Broadcst Media; Ethics in PR and Advertising; Deontological Codes; Style Books, Ombudsman and Self-Regulation.

Social Communication law sources; Journalists Rights; Freedom to establish companies; Independence and pluralism guarantees; Limits to the Media freedom; Advertising.

Evaluation Methodology
PERIODIC EVALUATION:
Ethics: Written test (80%) and compulsory paper (20%)
Law: Two written tests (50% plus 50%)
Minimum score on each module must be positive, resulting in the final grade average.

EXAMINATION AND APPEALS EXAMINATION:
100%

Bibliography
- Aznas, H. (2005). Ética de la comunicación y nuevos retos sociales. Barcelona: Paidós
- Faustino, P. (2007). Ética e responsabilidade social dos Media. Odivelas: Formal Press
- Arons de Carvalho e Pedro, A. (2012). Direito da Comunicação Social. Lisboa: Texto Editora
- Reis Condesso, F. (2007). Direito da Comunicação Social - Lições. Coimbra: Almedina

Method of interaction
Content exposure with powerpoints presentation.
Analysis of academic articles. Consultation and analysis of legislation. Media content analysis.

Software used in class
Not applicable.