Fort Worth Weekly Editor Gayle Reaves, former investigative reporter Dan Malone and journalism professor Craig Flournoy were recently chosen as co-recipients of the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas’ James Madison Award of 2006. The three were honored for their work on the Light of Day project, in which journalism students from several Texas universities filed hundreds of open records requests with local law enforcement agencies on their use of Tasers and other non-lethal measures. The best of the resultant stories were printed in the Weekly. The Madison award was presented Friday at the FOIFT annual convention in Austin.

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