Nebraska newspapers, broadcasters take issue to court
LINCOLN — Media of Nebraska, Inc., a coalition of newspapers and broadcasters, is going to court to fight the state Department of Corrections’ decision to ignore Nebraska’s public records statutes by withholding records to conceal the identity of its lethal injection drug supplier.
Media of Nebraska filed a complaint in intervention in Lancaster County District Court Friday aimed at compelling the corrections department to release government records associated with the drug supplier.
The corrections agency has denied requests for the records from the Lincoln Journal Star, the Omaha World-Herald and the ACLU.
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