Introduction to Media Law

Learn media law with Stanford

Knight Fellow and seasoned 

journalist Desmond Latham

8 weeks

This eight-module course equips the learner with knowledge of South African media law. The course provides practical guidelines in accessing legal information, protecting sources and engaging media law institutions in and around the country.


Included in this course you'll find:

  • Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech;

  • PAIA and POPI;

  • Defamation; and,

  • Protection of Sources


The course should take you eight weeks, and features an assignment and a final quiz.

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