PUBLIC VIEWPOINT: Information Law Protects Public Access

Posted: February 26, 2013 at 1:23 a.m.

In his letter (“Press Goes Too Far” , Feb. 24), Milton Jones of West Fork has shown his lack of understanding about the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

This story is only available from our archives.

Opinion, Pages 5 on 02/26/2013


« Previous Story

COMMENTARY: Case Shows Failure Of System

A Phillips County man apparently is far ahead of even Arkansas lawmakers in the arms race, and he’s in trouble with the law — so much so that new legislation probably would... Read »

Next Story »


Responsible for result In response to Gary McLehaney’s and Jodie Harper’s letters, I must respond that they are ill-informed. Read »

I notice that some letter writers have confused the issues of ACCESS to information and the PUBLISHING of information.
They're up in arms because one newspaper in New York state published a list of those with concealed gun permits.
Whether or not that was a good decision by the newspaper, it should not be used to limit public access to public information.

Posted by: Coralie

February 28, 2013 at 1:12 p.m. ( | suggest removal )