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Course Title[Course Code]:Information legislation[INFO 2117]

Faculty: Arts
Department: Mass Communication
Program: Information (Journalism)
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Undergraduate(Second Year-First Semester)
Hours:
Lecture:( 2 ) Practical / Clinical:( 2 ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
The course aims at introducing the students to the history of press legislation and its development since the beginning of the nineteenth century until now, as well as the most important laws governing recently news business in Egypt. It also aims to give them basic information about the legal procedures for issuing the press, the right of reply and correction, and the criminal responsibility in publishing offenses.