INTERPRETATION

As contained in the Nigerian Press Council Law. Journalist- means any person (not being less than 18 years of age) engaged in the collection, processing and dissemination of information for use in the Press and who has been accredited by the Nigerian Union of Journalists; Newspaper- means any paper containing public news, intelligence or occurrence in any remarks, observations or comments printed therein for sale and published periodically, or in parts, or numbers. News Agencies- means any agency engaged in the collection and dissemination of news, pictures and features; Press- includes radio, television, wire services, newspapers, magazines and such other channels of communication involved in the collection and dissemination of information. Radio and Television- includes electronic means of mass communication which share in the formation of public opinion.