From the publisher: There is no secret formula to the news
August 12, 2021
Maybe you're curious how we decide which stories go into the Sentinel each week.
Maybe not, but please read this anyway.
Since you are turning the pages of the Sentinel at the moment, or reading it online, it would be good for you to know why some stories are in the paper you bought (or borrowed), and it would be good for us to know what you think is missing from the newspaper.
There is nothing magical in selecting which news reports make it into the Sentinel. It's a combination of space to fit in the stories, staff time to write or edit the news, and people calling back so that we can int...