Welcome to this exciting course on media law. The media is recognized as the fourth estate of the state. This module will help you familiarize yourself with the laws related to media in Bhutan. While studying, you will also be exposed to other similar media laws in and around the countries as an example. Also, it covers some media and information laws common to the free world, including regulations on copyright, defamation, libel, privacy and data protection, and press regulation.