The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press: The News Media & The Law, New Summer Issue

Summer 2016 Vol. 40, No. 3 The Candidates: Openness, Access and the First Amendment Please note: RCFP’s quarterly magazine is published only in an electronic format. This issue is available as an ePub, a PDF, or directly on their web
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UA prof to Congress: ‘Tipping point’ for freedom of information

July 12, 2016 – Tuscon Sentinel “We have reached a tipping point – a crisis situation – when it comes to freedom of information in this country. We are frogs in the kettle of slowly heating water,” the head of
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Knight FOI Fund contributes to U.S. Circuit Court granting “Educational Requester” status to students

May 24, 2016 – National Freedom of Information Coalition (NFOIC) NEWS RELEASE Knight Foundation NFOIC FOI Fund helps finance plaintiff’s appeal in far-reaching FOIA case A United States Circuit Court in the District of Columbia ruled last week that “Educational
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Defense Department Blocks Records Related to Jacksonville Company, Citing ‘Investigation’ – Politico Florida

May 9, 2016 – Matt Dixon TALLAHASSEE — The Department of Defense says records related to a Jacksonville-based aviation manufacturer are somehow tied to an “active law enforcemen t investigation,” but the company says it has no knowledge of any
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Plan For Re-entry Center Exempt From Disclosure, For Now – Politico Florida

April 27, 2016 – Daniel Ducassi TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Corrections will not release a “transition plan” touted by secretary Julie Jones as a way to best move forward after the controversial planned closure of a Broward County
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Some Histories Shouldn’t Be Secret – Tallahassee Democrat

April 19, 2016 – George F. Will, Washington Post When President Obama departed for Saudi Arabia, an incubator of the 9/11 attacks, he left behind a dispute about government secrecy. The suppression of 28 pages, first from a public congressional
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