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State Department to Share Emails Between It, Fox News and Others

July 1, 2019, 2:50 PM

The U.S. State Department will produce documents in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking records detailing communications with Fox News and eight other media outlets.

The department and plaintiff Democracy Forward Foundation reached agreements to narrow and prioritize the document request, which involves records with email domain names from Fox, as well as Breitbart, Sinclair, and NewsMax, they told the the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in a joint status report.

Democracy Forward Foundation describes itself as an organization that “works to promote transparency and accountability in government, in part, by educating the public ...