Editorials are written by the senior staff or publishers of publications, often containing the personalized opinions of the publication itself. They usually have their own page that also contains the letters to the editor. Known to contain the individual bias of the editor or senior staff, editorials also foreshadow their feelings on the current issue and opinions on existing issues.
Throughout history, there has been a growing question on whether editorials are necessarily needed in newspapers. Some readers see it as an older practice that is now no longer prestigious or respected. Others view it as no longer relevant to our current society. Publications continue to focus on how to make their editorials truly matter and finding the right topics to raise interest.
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