National Freedom of Information Coalition
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Media companies sue to open records in Zimmerman case


A host of media companies, including Gannett Co. Inc., the parent company of the Tallahassee Democrat, and the Florida First Amendment Foundation, have joined forces in an attempt to unseal records in the high-profile George Zimmerman case in Sanford.

The media outlets' motion is a notice to intervene in Circuit Court of Seminole County, protesting the records that have been sealed by Judge Mark Herr.