Contact the Media

The public won’t know that county residents want a better, more responsive government unless you speak out to those who charge themselves with informing the public about what is going on in your county. Several local news outlets allow you to write “letters to the editor”, which is a good way to correct information about events and policies which affect you, the citizen.

Tips

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  • Have a friend proofread it to make sure your thoughts are clear and concise.

Papers

The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/submit-letter/index.html)

The Columbus Times (petra@columbustimes.com )

Blogs

Daily Kos (http://www.dkosopedia.com/wiki/DailyKos_FAQ#How_can_I_post_here.3F ) – a progressive community blog with a friendly and engaging nationwide community