Public Editor

Focus on local, not national election news

A rare, but cogent, criticism from a reader who thinks The Star spends too much time on national election topics.

"(Information on local races) is the kind of information that newspapers exist to provide and you are doing a terrible job of it. Why so much sports and nothing about what really matters? Why so much national coverage and no coverage of what's going on in the state house. Please stop getting your cues from the national news and start being our local paper."

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