News versus opinion: How we handle what goes where


 Every once in a while, I think it is time to make another attempt to explain what we do here at this newspaper.
More specifically, though, I would like to explain the difference between our news pages, which is the vast majority of the publication, and the opinion pages.
You are reading this on the opinion page. We call it “commentary.” It’s all the same.
In our opinion pages, you will find just that — opinions. Those can be in the form of letters to the editor, guest opinions, columns lik...

An online subscription is required to view news content on this website.

To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please click here to order a subscription. Existing print subscribers receive free access to the online edition; current subscribers please click here to request your free access.