The purpose of this Act is to amend the Freedom of Information and Rights of Privacy Act to clarify the former legislation.
The purpose of this Act is to affirm the independence of a free press in the Cherokee Nation by providing protection of journalistic sources and information from disclosure in any Cherokee Nation proceeding.
to read the Independent Press Amendment Act of 2009.
This act affirms the policy regarding the Cherokee Nation's press. It is imperative to have measures in place to ensure the freedom of the press and to ensure the tribal publications have the independence to report objectively.