Letter to the Editor Guidelines
Have a strong feeling about something you read? Write a letter to the editor. Letters exist to provide a forum for public comment or debate.
How to send a Letter to the Editor:
Include: your full name, location, the headline & date of the article on which you are commenting. You are free to just write about something you are concerned about.
Letters may be edited for length, grammar and accuracy.
To send a letter to the editor of any online news organization, the email address for the Letters Editor can generally be found under “Contact Us” at the bottom of the home page.
GUIDELINES FOR LETTER TO THE EDITOR:)
- INCLUDE CONTACT INFORMATION: Include your full name, city, state, phone # (many news organizations will call you to verify you really wrote the letter – most will not print anonymous letters).
- BE CLEAR: Make one main point.
- BE CONCISE: No more than 300 words
- BE ACCURATE: Letters that are factually inaccurate are not printed.
- AVOID PERSONAL ATTACKS