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60-480. Journalist privilege; definitions. As used in K.S.A. 2023 Supp. 60-480 through 60-485, and amendments thereto:

(a) "Journalist" means: (1) A publisher, editor, reporter or other person employed by a newspaper, magazine, news wire service, television station or radio station who gathers, receives or processes information for communication to the public; or (2) an online journal in the regular business of newsgathering and disseminating news or information to the public.

(b) "Information" means any information gathered, received or processed by a journalist, whether or not such information is actually published, and whether or not related information has been disseminated, and includes, but is not limited to, all notes, outtakes, photographs, tapes and other recordings or other data of whatever sort that is gathered by a journalist in the process of gathering, receiving or processing information for communication to the public.

(c) "Acting as a journalist" means a journalist who is engaged in activities that are part of such journalist's gathering, receiving or processing information for communication to the public.

History: L. 2010, ch. 114, ยง 1; July 1.

Cross References to Related Sections:

Privileges, see 60-423 through 60-440.


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