Q. Is an Editorial different from Letter to the Editor?

I am not allowed to use Editorials in my assignment. Would Letter to the Editor be OK?

Answer

Yes, the two are different:

  • An editorial is a piece written by the editors of the newspaper.
  • A letter to the editor is an individual reader's comments and opinions on an article/piece of information that appeared in the publication.
  • The writer's credentials in a letter to the editor will not be verifiable and the information may even be biased.

If you are not allowed to use editorials, stay away from letter to the editors as well. 

The Online Resources contain articles written by experts in the field.

Questions? Ask your campus librarians.

  • Last Updated Jun 25, 2019
  • Views 1268
  • Answered By Online Librarians

FAQ Actions

Was this helpful? 2   0

Comments (1)

  1. awesome article and best way to learn
    by Jack on Mar 22, 2017.

We'll answer you within 3 hours M - F 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Your Question
Your Info
Fields marked with * are required.