711-0430/01 – Law of journalism (PˇZ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Social SciencesCredits2
Subject guarantorJUDr. Milada ŠtefkováSubject version guarantorJUDr. Milada Štefková
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2005/2006Year of cancellation2010/2011
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
STE39 JUDr. Milada Štefková
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The objective of the course is to make student familiar with provisions in force concerning status and functioning of mass media within the society. By completing the course student will acquire knowledge of rules set by law for social relations in the field of journalism and communication media and will get necessary information closely connected with journalistic occupation

Teaching methods



In the course student will get to know: a) legal system in journalism b) principles of functioning of legally consistent state c) role of mass media as the third pillar of democracy d) legal framework of right on freedom of speech realization, searching and distributing of information e) legal matter of protection of personality

Compulsory literature:

Klíma,K., Ústavní právo, Linde Praha 2006, s. 760, ISBN 80-7380-000-4 Ústava ČR, Listina základních práv a svobod, C.H.BECK Praha 2008, s. 248, ISBN 978-80-7400-031-7 Právní předpisy dle pokynu pedagoga

Recommended literature:

Sládeček,V., Mikule,V., Syllová J., Ústava ČR komentář, Linde Praha 2007, s. 946, ISBN 80-7179-869-9 Šabatová,A., Ombudsman a lidská práva, Linde Praha 2008, s. 200, ISBN 978-80-7239-229-2 Zoubek,V., Lidská práva- Globalizace-Bezpečnost, Linde Praha 2008, s. 464, ISBN 978-80-7380-103-8

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Syllabus: a) the system of law in journalism, b) the principles of the rule of law, c) the role of mass media as the third pillar of democracy, d) legal framework for implementation of the rights of freedom of speech, search and dissemination of information, e) the legal issue of protection of personality.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation Credit 85 (85) 0
        Other task type Other task type 85  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2009/2010 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (7202R020) Economics Journalism P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (B6202) Economic Policy and Administration (7202R020) Economics Journalism P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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