Checking date: 20/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Legal framework of the audiovisual media and subjects
Study: Master in Telecommunications Law and Information Technology (299)

Coordinating teacher: SERNA BILBAO, MARIA NIEVES DE LA

Department assigned to the subject: "Pascual Madoz" Institute of Land, Urbanism and Environment

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Those required by the master program
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
The development of this subject will enable the student to acquire, in addition to basic and general competences, the following competences: -To be able to know, identify, understand and use in practice the essential principles in audiovisual matters and the rules of competition. -Develop capacity to interpret the legal, organizational and contractual framework that regulates and conditions professional activities in the area of ¿¿audiovisual communication and apply those knowledge in the different areas in which they can develop their professional activity. - Analyze, plan, evaluate and control, the risks arising from not complying with the audiovisual communication regulations and propose solutions -To analyze and, if necessary, to control, the risks arising from non-compliance with audiovisual standards -Identify conflicts of interest and know the techniques for their resolution, in the subjects of the master's degree and to preserve, in all cases, professional secrecy and confidentiality. -Know and be able to integrate the defense of the rights of service providers in the subjects of the master's degree before the competent public bodies and, in the judicial area -To develop skills and abilities to choose the right strategy for the defense of the rights of users of telecommunications, audiovisual and information society and those affected by an incorrect use of their personal data. -To be able to identify the requirements of provision and organization that are decisive for legal advice in the field of audiovisual communication. -To be able to prepare basic legal writs to defend the rights of users and / or providers of the master's own sectors when sanctions are imposed, as well as identify the public bodies before whom they must present them or the corresponding judicial route. -Interpreting, analyzing and evaluating the regulations that regulate the audiovisual sector, being able to advise general aspects and subjects related to the contents, especially, matters related to intellectual property, protection of minors and persons with disabilities. -Ability to advise and defend the rights and obligations of producers of audiovisual content and the general public. -Capacity of critical analysis of legal texts for their correct interpretation and, where appropriate, application in the subjects of the master's degree
Description of contents: programme
I. Legal regime of audiovisual communication and subjects (3 ECTS). 1. The European Union and the audiovisual media sector; New proposals for change. 2. Foundations of the legal regime of television and radio before the General Law of Audiovisual Communication. 3. Audiovisual media services: Services of general interest, freedom of enterprise and public service. 4. Services of the information society and audiovisual communication services. 5. The regulatory, control and supervision bodies: their intervention in the field of audiovisual communication. 6.- The providers of audiovisual media services
Learning activities and methodology
FORMATION ACTIVITIES Theoretical-practical classes. Search for training materials, such as jurisprudence, resolutions, etc. and comprehension and exposition works Individual or group work of the student, presentation, defense, etc. It is important that students participate actively in the sessions. Being a master in person, attendance at the classes will be essential to qualify the student. The attendance determined in the regulation of the Master and in GLOBAL AULA must be met to be evaluated. . TEACHING METHODOLOGIES The methodology that will be followed in this subject will be the following: Exhibitions in class of the different professors with support of computer and audiovisual media, in which the main concepts of the subject are developed and the bibliography is provided to complement the students' learning. Critical reading of texts recommended by the professor of the subject: Press articles, reports, resolutions, manuals and / or academic articles, either for further discussion in class, or to expand and consolidate the knowledge of the subject Resolution of practical cases, problems, etc. raised by the teacher individually or in groups Exhibition and discussion in class, under the teacher's moderation, of topics related to the content of the subject, such as jurisprudence, legislation, resolutions, etc. Preparation of papers and reports individually or in groups, with information search by the student TUTORIALS: Students will have access to tutorials with the person responsible for the coordination of the subject. The purpose of tutoring is to organize the teaching and learning processes based on the interaction between the student and the teacher with the purpose of: (i) Direct the students' autonomous and group work (ii) Deepen in different aspects of the subject (iii) Guide the academic and integral formation of the student.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Albornoz, L.A y García Leiva, M.T . El audiovisual en la era digital; políticas y estrategias para la diversidad. editorial Cátedra,, Madrid. España . 2017, ISBN:9788437636214
  • Ana Azurmendi Adarraga. Derecho de la comunicación. Bosch. 2011
  • Boix Palop, Andre¿s; Vidal Beltra¿n, Jose¿ Mari¿a. La nueva regulacio¿n del audiovisual: medios, derechos y libertades,. edit. Estudios. 2014
  • García Castillejo, A. Régimen jurídico y Mercado de la Televisión en abierto en España. edit. UOC, Barcelono, 2012. 2012
  • García Castillejo, A. La televisión en España, marco legal. edit. UOC, Barcelon, 2014 SBN:9788490643020. 2014
  • José Ramón de Verda y Beamonte, Javier Vidal Alonso. Tutela constitucional, Responsabilidad Civil y otras cuestiones. edit Aranzadi. 2015, ISBN 978-84-9098-138-2
  • LINDE PANIAGUA y otros. DERECHO AUDIOVISUAL,. edit. Colex,. 2013
  • Souvirón Morenilla, José María coord. Retos actuales del audiovisual; . edit. U. Málaga. , 2015; Málaga. España ISBN:9788497478939. 2015
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Additional Bibliography
  • Belando Garín, Beatriz; Montiel Roig, Gonzalo. Contenidos y mercado en la regulación de la comunicación audiovisual. edit Editorial Tirant lo Blanch, 2011. 2011
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