Opinion: Keep PR officials out of Freedom of Information Act requests

I've written multiple times over the years about the importance of freedom of information laws, and the need to help the public understand that access to information about government is a right for all citizens, not just journalists.

Too often, people think (or they're erroneously told by government officials) that they can't obtain certain information unless they're a reporter.

But this week, I'd like to share information about a proposed update to a freedom of information policy that actually could make it tougher for reporters to get information compared with a private citizen. Continue>>>