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Course Code: 
LAW 305
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
4
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
Courses given by: 
Course Objectives: 
In this course freedom of press is analyzed in context of constitutions and international agreements. RTÜK Law, Press Law, Cinema Law and Internet Law is examined. European Union and harmonization efforts is overviewed in context of freedom of speech and revisions on acts and constitution. Film censorship systems and some developments which effects systems through soften it such as globalization, deregulation and convergence is also anlyzed.
Course Content: 
Freedom of press and democracy, Radio Television Law, Press Law and Internet Law. 1961 and 1982 Constitutions.

 

Course Methodology: 
1. Lecture 2. Interactive Lecture
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A. Exam

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) Examine Turkish Constitutions in context to freedom of speech.

1,5,6,7

1,2

A

2) Examine different types of mass media out of the Laws.

1,5,6,7

1,2

A

3) Know mass communication law and impositions.

1,5,6,7

1,2

A

4) Analyze and discuss mass communication law and media ethics together.

1,5,6,7

1,2

A

5) Critic and discuss present mass media acts and practise together out of sufficiency.

1,5,6,7

1,2

A

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction and hand out the syllabus

 

2

Main conceptps of law. Main public laws.  Hierarchy of Norms. Analyzing the relations between acts.

Şeref Gözübüyük. 1974. Hukuka Giriş ve Hukuka İlişkin Genel Kavramlar. S. 32-76.

3

The relaiton between law and ethics. Analyzing the relations between journalism ethical principals and the acts about mass communication. 

İonna Kuçuradi. 2011. Hukuk Felsefesini Yeniden Düşünmek: Hukuk Teorileri, İnsan Hakları ve Anayasalar. S. 117-149.

4

Freedom of speech and political criticism in Constitutions and international texts, freedom of communication, the rights for getting and disseminating news.

Kayıhan İçel. 2017. Kitle İletişim Hukuku. Beta Yayımevi. S. 66-99.

5

Introduction to communication law, general informations. Mass communication and the importance of mass media. The public missions of press and press as fourth power. Emerging of fifth power.

Kayıhan İçel. 2017. Kitle İletişim Hukuku. Beta Yayımevi. S. 37-50

6

The Press Law, 5187. The managing editor and the importance of that body. 

Kayıhan İçel. 2017. Kitle İletişim Hukuku. Beta Yayımevi. S. 127-140. S. 188-203.

7

The Radio and Television Law, 6112. The body of RTÜK. Smart signs system and the critiques on it.

Kayıhan İçel. 2017. Kitle İletişim Hukuku. Beta Yayımevi.  S. 369-376, S. 417-440.

8

Midterm exam

 

9

The Cinema Law, 5224. The difference between control and censorship.  Classification system and the critiques on the system.

Kayıhan İçel. 2017. Kitle İletişim Hukuku. Beta Yayımevi. S. 443-479.

10

The Internet Law, 5651. The legislation of internet in Turkey. The other related Acts that regulate the internet.

Kayıhan İçel. 2017. Kitle İletişim Hukuku. Beta Yayımevi. S. 483-524.

11

The right to controvert and rebut in mass media. The importance of that right fort he third parties. How that right can be used in the current related Acts?

Kayıhan İçel. 2017. Kitle İletişim Hukuku. Beta Yayımevi.  S. 214-233, S. 436-439.

12

Media and the protection of personal data. The law to be forgotten. Legal and criminal responsibility for violations of private sphere and personal data. Legal remedies for lifting the violation.

Coşkun Ongun. 2013. Yayın Yoluyla Kişilik Haklarının İhlali: Basın, Radyo-Televizyon ve İnternet Hukuku. S. 62-89.

13

The concept of intellectual property. Concepts of authorship, trademark, patent. Legal ways of protecting intellectual property. Protection of personal and moral rights. Connected rights. Legal and criminal responsibility arising from violations of intellectual property.

 

Sami Karahan, Cahit Suluk, Tahir Saraç, Temel Nal. 2013. Fikri Mülkiyet Hukukunun Esasları. S. 117-143.

14

Laws and by-laws on the protection of the customer. Customers’ rights. Defective performance. Legal remedies of the customer and legal mechanisms. Violations of customers’ rights through the use of media. Misleading advertisement, advertisement bans and illegal marketing.

 

Remzi Özmen. 2006. Tüketici Hakları Mevzuatı. Seçkin Yayıncılık. S. 26-79.

15

General Evaluation

 

16

Final

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES

Textbook

 

Additional Resources

Kayıhan İçel. 2017. Kitle Haberleşme Hukuku. Beta Yayınevi.

Şeref Gözübüyük. 1974. Hukuka Giriş ve Hukuka İlişkin Genel Kavramlar.

İonna Kuçuradi. 2011. Hukuk Felsefesini Yeniden Düşünmek: Hukuk Teorileri, İnsan Hakları ve Anayasalar.

Coşkun Ongun. 2013. Yayın Yoluyla Kişilik Haklarının İhlali: Basın, Radyo-Televizyon ve İnternet Hukuku.

Sami Karahan, Cahit Suluk, Tahir Saraç, Temel Nal. 2013. Fikri Mülkiyet Hukukunun Esasları.

Remzi Özmen. 2006. Tüketici Hakları Mevzuatı. Seçkin Yayıncılık.

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING

Documents

www.coadsys.yeditepe.edu.tr

Assignments

 

Exams

 

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

100

Quizzes

-

-

Assignment

-

-

Total

 

100

Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade

 

50

Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade

 

50

Total

 

100

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE’S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM OUTCOMES

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

S/he has theoretical knowledge about the field of public relations

 

 

 

 

x

2

S/he knows the research methods and techniques that are related to the field of public relations. 

 

 

 

 

x

3

S/he has knowledge and awareness about the interdisciplinary issues that are required by the field. S/he comprehends the relation of those issues with public relations. 

x

 

 

 

 

4

S/he is able to make oral presentations in English about her/his field. 

 

x

 

 

 

5

S/he has the digital competencies that are required by the field. 

 

 

 

 

x

6

S/he has the ability of creative thinking that is required by the field of public relations. 

 

 

 

 

x

7

S/he has the abilities of research, planning, implementation, measurement and assessment that are necessary for a successful public relations practice. 

 

 

 

 

x

8

S/he evaluates and applies the knowledge and abilities she/he has acquired in her/his field to partner organizations in the sector through teamwork.  

 

 

x

 

 

9

S/he is able to evaluate the knowledge and abilities she/he has acquired in her/his field from an analytical and critical perspective. 

 

 

 

 

x

10

S/he has the awareness of practicing and developing the profession of public relations by adhering to ethical rules. 

x

 

 

 

 

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration

14

3

42

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

14

4

56

Mid-terms

1

3

3

Assignment

 

 

 

Final examination

1

3

3

Total Work Load

 

 

104

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

4,1

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

4