NH Judicial System Officially Recognizes Free Keene as News Media
Last month the NH Supreme Court announced a new registration process making recording court hearings a little easier for people who take the time to register as news media. Basically, the new process is once your registration is approved, one need only show a copy of the approved registration form to a court security officer to gain access to recording hearings, rather than having to fill out a form at the clerk’s window on each visit. So, it makes the process a little easier, plu
According to the registration guidelines, in order to qualify as “news media” an organization must meet certain criteria:
News media are defined as established organizations, or individuals, that regularly gather, report, edit, broadcast and publish news or matters of public interest, either in print or electronically. The definition of “news media” includes Internet-based “new media” that regularly update content. The definition does not include personal websites. It is the responsibility of online organizations to demonstrate that they meet the definition of “new media.”
Free Keene has met the criteria and is now listed as a “Registered News Organization” on the court’s website along with the AP, WMUR, and various newspapers.Want to discuss rather than just commenting here? Visit the Shire Society Forum.