The Educational Media Company at Virginia Tech
The Educational Media Company at Virginia Tech (EMCVT) is an independent governing body over student mass media organizations of the Virginia Tech campus. The EMCVT board of directors is made up of Virginia Tech faculty and staff, students, and members of the Blacksburg, Virginia community. As the parent company EMCVT owns the copyrights on all media produced by its divisions.
In 2003, the structure of the EMCVT was called into question by Virginia House of Delegates member Robert G. Marshall as a result of content Marshall found objectionable on the Sex Talk Live aired on VTTV. Marshall called for university officials to provide more oversight over student media on campus. Virginia Tech President Charles Steger responded that he approached the idea of prior restraint (of student media) with uneasy caution and the matter was dropped.
- Lloyd, Preston (2003-10-02). "Balancing rights and responsibility". Cavalier Daily. Retrieved 2007-07-15.
- "Lawmaker derides Virginia Tech students' 'Sex Talk Live' show". Student Press Law Center. 2003-10-09. Retrieved 2007-07-15.