Checking date: 27/04/2023

Course: 2024/2025

Legal framework of the audiovisual media and subjects
Master in Telecommunications Law and Information Technology (Plan: 314 - Estudio: 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


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Those required by the master program
The development of this subject seeks to achieve the following objectives: -Be able to know, identify, understand and use in practice the essential principles in audiovisual matters -Develop the ability to interpret the legal and organizational framework of the audiovisual communication area -Analyze, plan, evaluate and control the risks derived from not complying with the audiovisual communication regulations -Differentiate it with other related sectors such as the Information Society. -Identify and know the subjects that participate in the sector, rights and obligations -Know how to identify the provision and organization requirements that are decisive for legal advice on audiovisual communication. -Interpret, analyze and assess the regulations that regulate the audiovisual sector, being able to advise general aspects. -Ability to critically analyze legal texts for their correct interpretation and, where appropriate, application in the subjects of the master's degree
Skills and learning outcomes
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
TEACHING METHODOLOGIES The methodology that will be followed in this subject will be the following: Presentations in class by the different teachers with the 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 later 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 a group TUTORIALS: Students will have access to tutorials with the person responsible for coordinating the subject. The tutoring is intended to organize the teaching and learning processes based on the interaction between the student and the teacher with the purpose of: (i) Guide the autonomous and group work of students (ii) Delve into different aspects of the subject (iii) Guide the academic and comprehensive training of the student.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50

Calendar of Continuous assessment

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
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
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
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
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