FOIFTFreedom of Information Foundation of Texas
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Belo helped found the FOIFT in 1978 and has been its principal underwriter for the past decade, along with other news organizations and businesses throughout the state.
Jack Loftis, vice president and editor of the Houston Chronicle and president of FOIFT, said his personal view is that "I would be reluctant to admit that we cannot stand by the First Amendment" when a journalist is threatened with subpoena while protecting his sources.
FOIFT board member John Henry, political editor of The Houston Chronicle, was upset by the decision to honor Rapoport and resigned in the fall of 1996.