Public Editor

Contacting letter-writers

An emailer today posed a question I hear from time to time about people who write in to Letters in the Opinion section:

"Is it too naive for me to wonder if The Star could choose to relay (positive, not scurrilous) comments from readers to writers? That would constitute a public service by facilitating communication between like-minded citizens, I would think."

He underlined again that he would expect this only for positive feedback.

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