Letters to the editor in the Pontiac Journal are read by approximately 25,000 people (match that social media!) who live within our community and share your concerns. Some guidelines to make sure your letter is published:
All letters must be signed with a phone number (not published). Typed, not hand-written, please.Any language is acceptable … but be clear, civil and convincing, not rude.
Keep it short and concise: ALL letters will be edited for grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc, and for length. Expect your letter to be edited. Do not capitalize entire words.
Letters are personal opinions; they are not news articles, nor comments by this newspaper.
We do not accept letters praising or critical of local businesses. No personal attacks, nor promotional pieces for political candidates or parties accepted.