13-1-57. Definitions regarding news media coverage of high school activities.

Terms used in §§ 13-1-58 and 13-1-59 mean:

(1)    "Association," any association that meets the requirements of § 13-36-4;

(2)    "Journalism," the gathering, preparing, collecting, photographing, recording, streaming, broadcasting, writing, editing, reporting, or publishing of news or information that concerns matters of public interest for dissemination to the public, including on the internet;

(3)    "Media contractor," any entity that contracts with a school board, school district, or association to conduct journalism at any interscholastic high school activity or event;

(4)    "News media," personnel of a newspaper or other periodical issued at regular intervals, a news service, a radio station, a television station, or a television network, regardless of whether the news media is in print, electronic, or digital format;

(5)    "School district," the same meaning as in § 13-5-1;

(6)    "School board," the same meaning as in § 13-8-1.

Source: SL 2013, ch 69, § 1; SL 2021, ch 70, § 1.