TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-109
Student Journalists' Freedom of Expression Act

SECTION 16-109-2


§ 16-109-2. Definitions.

As used in this section:

(1) "School-sponsored media" means any material that is prepared, substantially written, published, or broadcast by a student journalist at an institution under the supervision of the council on elementary and secondary education and the council on postsecondary education, both public and private, distributed, or generally made available to members of the student body, and prepared under the direction of a student media advisor. School-sponsored media does not include content intended for distribution or transmission only in the classroom in which it is produced.

(2) "Student journalist" means a student of an institution under the supervision of the council on elementary and secondary education and the council on postsecondary education, both public and private, who gathers, compiles, writes, edits, photographs, records, or prepares information for dissemination in school-sponsored media.

(3) "Student media advisor" means an individual employed, appointed, or designated by an institution under the supervision of the council on elementary and secondary education and the council on postsecondary education, both public and private, to supervise or provide instruction relating to school-sponsored media.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2017, ch. 229, § 1; P.L. 2017, ch. 318, § 1.)