Media Laws & Regulations


(inclusive of all taxes)


  • 5+ learning hours of content suited for self learning
  • Watch practical learning videos created by experts
  • Benefit from an adaptive virtual classroom environment
  • Sharpen your skills with application-based exercises
  • Get certified at nominal cost


Benefit from the conceptual and practical learning necessary to navigate media laws. The media industry is very broad and contains within it publishing, newspapers, television, radio, film, and the Internet. Understand the laws and regulations that place limits on communication in the media, protect intellectual property, and regulate media infrastructure.

What you will learn?

  • Understand freedom of speech, right to information and whistleblower protection
  • Explore the concepts of defamation and privacy
  • Understand the rules governing hate speech and obscenity laws
  • Learn about Copyright law and The Telegraph Act, 1885
  • Regulation of newspapers and books, television and FM radio signals, advertising and the Internet
  • Self-regulation of print and broadcast media

What do you need?

  • A basic understanding of fundamental rights and contracts will be useful before taking this course
  • This course is generally recommended for senior law students and legal professionals
  • Other than that, a standard Internet/data connection along with a computer/laptop/smartphone/tablet is enough to get you started!

Exam and certification

In addition to unit wise practice exercises, this course offers a Course Completion Test (CCT). To qualify for the CCT, a learner has to complete more than 90% of the course. The CCT is conducted online to provide maximum flexibility to the learner. Based on the results of the CCT, a learner will be given a certificate, which is recognised by various employers in the legal industry.



  • 1. The Freedom of the Press

  • 2. The Right to Information

  • 3. Defamation

  • 4. Privacy

  • 5. Contempt of Court and Restrictions on Reporting Judicial Proceedings

  • 6. Racial and Religious Hatred and Obscenity

  • 7. Copyright Law

  • 8. The Legal Frameworks Governing Print Media, Broadcast Media, Online Media, and Advertising


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