Editorial: Keep public records, even emails, open

Emails again. We should probably consider this a learning-curve era. Also, we should expect more major and minor scandals and political fights involving public officials and their emails. After all, email has only been around for 40 or so years and in common use for more than 20.

Someday a policy will be worked out that everyone understands.

The latest entry into the email kerfuffle is Gov. Jack Markell. It was revealed in a recent News Journal article that he uses a pseudonym on a state email account. Two open government advocates say he should not and we agree. Continue>>>