Write a letter to the editor.
A letter to the editor is an opportunity to share your opinion directly with a newspaper’s audience. It should be a concise response to a recently published article. Whether your letter’s purpose is to show your support for a cause or to set the record straight, your letter should present a persuasive argument. While reaching out to national papers such as The New York Times can garner broad attention, writing a letter to your hometown paper will reach an important, and often diverse, audience.
Here are some local and national outlets where you can submit your letter: