Knight News by Daniel Wolff
February 23, 2018
The president of Florida’s First Amendment Foundation is reacting to transparency concerns raised in a Knight News report over how UCF handled public records requests leading up to interviews with presidential candidates, which began today.
After receiving records requests for records received by its private search firm, UCF told Knight News it would provide weekly updates by sending “all of the materials received to date” on “each Monday during the application process.”
However, follow-up requests Knight News made revealed that UCF sat on certain records for weeks rather than providing all of them each Monday. UCF apparently disagreed that a resume sent to the firm expressing interest in the position qualified as “all materials received to date.” [READ MORE]