College Mass Media (Policy 4.060)

Authority:Florida Statute 1001.64
Date Adopted:7/82; Rev. 7/92, 12/04


The Board endorses the principle of freedom of the press. However, freedom of the press also carries with it certain responsibilities. Therefore, the President or designee is authorized to:

  1. Ensure that the overriding guideline which permeates student publications and other mass media supported by College funds is one of quality and responsibility relating to the freedom to learn, to dissent, and to speak freely and be heard; and
  2. Ensure that students who participate in the College's mass media programs are aware of their responsibility and accountability in regard to the definitions of decency, libel, and legality.