Robert S. “Bob” McCord has died

Bob McCord of North Little Rock, one of the deans of Arkansas newspapering and the man behind the landmark test case of the state’s Freedom of Information Act, Laman v. McCord, passed away in the early hours of this morning. Information about his memorial service will be posted when it is known.

The Arkansas Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists would like to extend its profound condolences to his wife Muriel, son Jeff, daughters Kim and Stacey, and the rest of the McCord family. Bob wasn’t just a great newspaperman, he was a great man.

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