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‘Factual inaccuracies’

By From page A5 | November 15, 2013

EDITOR:

It is the job of newspapers to inform readers of factual information, not promote lies about climate change. Please join with the Los Angeles Times in implementing a formal policy of refusing to publish any letters to the editor or other content that denies climate change.

Earlier this month, the L.A. Times letters editor wrote: “Simply put, I do my best to keep errors of fact off the letters page; when one does run, a correction is published. Saying ‘there’s no sign humans have caused climate change’ is not stating an opinion, it’s asserting a factual inaccuracy.” (CREDO)

It would be great if you could do this for the other “factual inaccuracies” you so readily publish in your paper to fuel your tea party agenda.

TERRI KLINE
Camino

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