From the publisher: News, opinion, advertising are all different
July 1, 2021
This week seems like a good time to explain to readers the different roles of a newspaper. In particular, this newspaper.
Actually, any week would be a good time, as I am often reminded that many readers are confused at the different parts of a newspaper. How are news, opinion and advertising different? What are the rules for each?
And who decides which is what and when?
First and foremost, the Wrangell Sentinel is a newspaper. Which means we try to provide readers with news of the community, its residents, its government, and the businesses and organizations that serve the town.