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Frank LoMonte Comments on Withholding School COVID-19 Case Information from the Public

August 11, 2020

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Frank LoMonte and Sara Ganim Interviewed for an Episode of “The Intercollegiate”

August 4, 2020

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Frank LoMonte Comments on Florida’s Failure to Provide Data on Healthcare Worker COVID Infections

August 3, 2020

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Frank LoMonte Comments on Journalist Access Limitations to Government Experts

July 28, 2020

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Frank D. LoMonte
Director

352-392-2273
flomonte@ufl.edu

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications
2096 Weimer Hall
P.O. Box 118400
Gainesville, Fla. 32611