Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper of between 500 – 750 words 

Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper of between 500 – 750 words 

Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper of between 500 – 750 words using the same topic you have been researching all quarter.
Identify your target audience by beginning your letter with the heading “Written toward [insert name of news publication here]:”   
Write in the style, tone, level of formality, etc. that is typical for that publication. Learn this by reviewing and reading articles from the local publication with particular attention to the letter to the editor sections.
Analyze the target audience for the publication and consider how their needs dictate the writing choices you will make. Think of ways you can make connections with them in your writing.
Include a call to action in your conclusion.
Use APA format. While it is likely that the publication you choose will not use APA format, since learning APA is a key component of this class, we will continue to use it here.  If you do submit for publication, consult publication guidelines, and use the reference style specified.

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Approximately 250 words