The Hornet Tribune

Editorial Policy

The Hornet Tribune is a multifaceted news-media organization that provides fair and accurate coverage of events and issues pertaining to Alabama State University, Montgomery Metro and the state of Alabama.

Letters to the editor may be sent via email to [email protected] (as text, not attachments). Each letter must be signed and include an address and phone number for verification. Letters should not exceed 300 words and may be edited for clarity, length, style, and space limitations, including headlines. The Hornet Tribune will only publish one letter per author per month. Letters will be chosen for publication by the editors according to space considerations.  No advertisements or mass mailings, please.

Guest opinions that exceed 300 words in length must be arranged with the Viewpoints editor at least three days prior to the desired date of publication. Guest opinions are selected in accordance with length, subject relevance, and space considerations. Guest opinions may be edited for length, clarity, style, and space limitations.

Reader comments that may appear were originally posted on or on The Hornet Tribune’s social media platforms in response to published material. They will be chosen for print publication when they are deemed to be well-written and to forward public discussion. They may be edited for length and style.

Editorials reflect the majority opinion of The Hornet Tribune Editorial Board and not the opinion of the Publisher, Student Publications Inc., or Alabama State University.

Opinions, commentaries, columns, and editorial cartoons reflect the opinions of the authors and are not necessarily those of the Editorial Board, The Hornet Tribune, or other organizations in which the author may be involved.

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