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Frank Artiles’ phone and the public’s right to know

Editorial, Sun Sentinel, July 8, 2021

The accused political dirty trickster Frank Artiles challenged the public’s right to know in a Miami courtroom — and lost. That means the public won. It’s an encouraging sign for the future of democracy in Florida, but it’s also a valuable reminder that shining light in dark places doesn’t simply happen. It takes action by Florida news organizations and a judge’s sound interpretation of state law.

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