NYT Made a Mistake Publishing Anonymous Op-Ed.

Author:Sethre, Jason
Position:Comments - Letter to the editor

Yes, it was a mistake for the New York Times to publish this op-ed by an anonymous contributor. ("Critical Thinking: If a Government Official Approached You to Publish an Anonymous Op-Ed, Would You?" November 2018) I hold the Times to higher standards. I know we would not publish an anonymous op-ed. I get criticized enough for publishing op-eds that people disagree with simply because they appear in our newspaper, and those include the author's name. An anonymous piece might as well state "This op-ed reflects the opinions of our newspaper,"...

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