Saturday, May 1, 2021

Thank goodness we don't allow unsigned letters today

This is the first of a few posts inspired by browsing through the November 13, 1975, edition of The Scranton Tribune. About 75% of my current job involves assessing and editing letters to the editor, and working with those to submit them to ensure they are clear, accurate and reflective of the writer's views. 

I cannot fathom publishing letters without the full name of the writer, as we see in these two examples from 46 years ago in the Tribune:

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