ELECTRONIC MEDIA LAW:
Electronic Media Law
Chair of Legal Informatics
Electronic Media Law
Study: Civil Law - 9. semester
Commercial Law - 9. semester
Constitutional-Administrative - 9. semester
Criminal Law - 9. semester
International Law - 9. semester
The European Union Law - 9. semester
Code: 111844
ECTS: 4.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Dražen Dragičević
izv. prof. dr. sc. Hrvoje Lisičar
Lecturers: izv. prof. dr. sc. Nina Gumzej - Lectures
doc. dr. sc. Marko Jurić - Lectures
doc. dr. sc. Tihomir Katulić - Lectures
Exam dates:
  • 20. 04. 2020.
  • 01. 06. 2020.
  • 15. 06. 2020.
  • 29. 06. 2020.
  • 31. 08. 2020.
  • 14. 09. 2020.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
Electronic Media Law Civil Law - 9. semester
Commercial Law - 9. semester
Constitutional-Administrative - 9. semester
Criminal Law - 9. semester
International Law - 9. semester
The European Union Law - 9. semester
4.0 111844
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Dražen Dragičević

Sabbatical

Trg Republike Hrvatske 14, room 52
izv. prof. dr. sc. Hrvoje Lisičar Gundulićeva 10, room Gundulićeva 10, soba Gundulićeva 10, soba 7
Lecturer Consultations Location
izv. prof. dr. sc. Nina Gumzej (Lectures)

Fridays at 8 am

Ćirilometodska 4, room 55/II
doc. dr. sc. Marko Jurić (Lectures)

Tuesdays, 9-10am, Dean's Office (TRH 14, first floor)

Ćirilometodska 4, room 55
doc. dr. sc. Tihomir Katulić (Lectures) Gundulićeva 10, room br. 7
Literature
Literatura - test;
Description
1.Introduction: historical development, sources and competences, meaning and importance of electronic media, various aspects of regulation of electronic media - 2 hours
2.Development of electronic media in the context of information society, influence of high technologies on electronic media development - 2 hours
3.Convergence of technology, various forms of convergence, influence of convergence on legal framework for electronic media, technological neutrality of legislation for electronic media - 2 hours
4.Regulatory framework for electronic communications in the EU and Republic of Croatia - basic principles, terms, regulation of technical foundations for broadcasting of electronic media (frequencies, IPTV, universal access, interconnections) - 4 hours
5.Digital dividend and net neutrality - influence on regulation of electronic media services - 2 hours
6.Regulatory framework for electronic media - comparative analysis of EU and Croatian legislation - 4 hours
7.Audiovisual media services (linear services) and audiovisual media services on demand (non-linear services), different tiers of rules - 4 hours
8.Legal regulation of electronic publications as defined in Croatian Electronic media Act, comparative analysis of different approaches in regulation of electronic media content on the Internet - 2 hours
9.Audiovisual media services regulatory bodies, real and formal independency, various functions of regulatory bodies - 2 hours
10.Pluralism and diversity of electronic media in information society, importance of pluralism and influence of new technologies - 2 hours
11.Legal protection of broadcasting, conditional access, aggregation of content - 2 hours
12.Electronic media and right to privacy, protection of personal data in electronic media, how new technologies influence freedom of speech - 2 hours
Exam dates
20. 04. 2020.
01. 06. 2020.
15. 06. 2020.
29. 06. 2020.
31. 08. 2020.
14. 09. 2020.
Detailed data
Cognitive Skills:

Knowledge and understanding

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- define basic categories of electronic media,

- indicate and analyse regulatory framework for electronic media,

- explain theoretical approaches and define criteria for distinguishing between individual types of media,

- explain problems imposed in the legal regulation of electronic media,

- indicate modern solutions for a better legal regulation of electronic media contents.

Application

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- apply legal rules for gradual regulation of electronic media,

- use acquired knowledge for the purpose of better interpretation of electronic media regulation,

- apply the knowledge about categorisation of media contents,

- conduct a research about efficiency of the regulatory framework for electronic media.

Analysis

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- categorise contents of electronic media,

- connect the influence of high technology with the development of electronic media,

- examine the connection between pluralism and diversity of the media with the quality of media contents,

- indicate electronic media contents inappropriate for minors,

- analyse legislative framework for electronic media,

- analyse court practice of European courts in the regulation of electronic media.

Synthesis

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- propose legislative solutions for the purpose of better regulation of electronic media,

- propose application of individual research methods for certain electronic media,

- formulate causes of shortcomings in the regulation of electronic media.

Evaluation

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- examine processes ad manner of regulation of electronic media,

- compare legal regulation of electronic media with legal regulation in highly developed countries, such as USA and EU member states

- evaluate the role of independent regulatory body for electronic media.

Practical and Generic Skills:

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- publicly present acquired learning outcomes;

- express themselves ina clear, well structured text argumenting their standpoints;

- participate in a discussion in an argumented manner;

- develop communication skills;

- develop presentation skills;

- develop the ability to find and select relevant data

- develop the ability of team work.

Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

Oral form of examination will be used for the assessment of knowledge.

Oral examination comprises testing of theoretical knowledge from the area of legal regulation of electronic media: knowledge about legal regulation and regulatory framework for electronic media, understanding gradual regulation of electronic media and categorisation of individual types of contents, difference between linear and non-linear audiovisual media services, the role of independent regulatory body and the importance of pluralism and diversity of electronic media.