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.

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Opinion, Pages 5 on 02/26/2013


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 )