How to Submit Letters to Alabama College Newspapers

The Auburn Plainsman

The Auburn Plainsman welcomes letters from students as well as from faculty, administrators, alumni and those not affiliated with the University. Letters must be submitted before 4:30 p.m. on the Monday before publication. Please limit text to 300 words. Letters must include the author’s name, address and phone number for verification, though the name of the author may be withheld upon request. Submission may be edited for grammar and/or length.

Contact info:
B–100 Foy Student Union
Auburn University, AL 36849–5323
334.844.9114 (fax)
[email protected]

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The Crimson White

To get your thoughts published in the opinions section of The Crimson White, send an e-mail to [email protected]. All submissions must include a name and telephone number for verification. The number will not be published.Students should include their year and college of enrollment. Other submitters should include their UA affiliation (if any) and hometown. The CW reserves the right to edit editorial submissions for grammar, style and length. Libelous and inappropriate material may be edited for content. The word limit for letters is 300 words, 800 for columns.

Contact info:
205.348.6144 (phone)
[email protected]

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The Flor-Ala

The editorial staff of The Flor-Ala has established the following policies concerning Letters to the Editor submitted for publication during this academic year.

• The deadline for submitting letters is 10 a.m. Monday, the week of publication.
• Letters must not exceed 300 words.
• The Flor-Ala reserves the right to edit submissions for punctuation, style, and length.
• The publication of any letter is left to the discretion of the Editorial Board.
• Only letters accompanied by the writer’s legible signature, current address and telephone number will be considered for publication.
• A writer who hand-delivers a letter must present photo identification.
• The Board prefers that letters be oriented to issues, rather than personalities.
• Priority is given to letters critical of The Flor-Ala, or written in direct response to an editorial, a column, or a news story.
• When the editors deem it necessary for ease of understanding or to clarify facts, an Editor’s Note may accompany a letter.
• The editor(s) may exercise the option of responding to a letter, but will do so in the issue following the one in which the letter appears.
• If a letter exceeds the 300-word limit, the writer will be notified, if that is possible, and asked to edit it to an acceptable length.

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