TikTok and the Broadcasting Act

Institution: University of Ottawa (FTX413)
Category: Faculty of Law
Language: English

Course Description

This course will look at Bill C-11, the proposed "Online Streaming Act" and its potential impact on audiovisual social media content. The course will look at public discourse surrounding the impact of Bill C-11, and what it signals for the future of social media regulation in Canada. The course will focus on highly engaging discussions, and short assigned reading/viewing from a variety of sources (news, debates and committee discussions). It will take an inquiry-based approach that will be accessible and fun to learners, engage them in an emerging legal issue, and generally to help them appreciate the legislative process.