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The DC Code: § 16-4701 Definitions.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

For the purpose of this chapter, the term "news media" means:

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Newspapers;
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Magazines;
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Journals;
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Press associations;
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News agencies;
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Wire services;
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Radio;
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Television; or
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Any printed, photographic, mechanical, or electronic means of disseminating news and information to the public.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-4701. Legislative History of Laws Law 9-156, the "Free Flaw of Information Act of 1992," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 9-255, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 2, 1992, and July 7, 1992, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 21, 1992, it was assigned Act No. 9-249 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 9-156 became effective on September 26, 1992. DC CODE § 16-4701 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Sept. 26, 1992, D.C. Law 9-156, § 2, 39 DCR 5682.)