CALL or Email local media—newspapers, radio, and cable TV—to let them know you want more Darfur coverage!
WRITE A LETTER or op-ed for our Boulder County newspapers. Inform and inspire others by writing a letter or editorial that expresses your caring along with those facts you wish to highlight. Simple, short letters are often the most effective!
Once you write your letter, you can mail or e-mail it to the following newspapers. (Most people send it simultaneously to several of them.):
|Daily Camerafirstname.lastname@example.org||(303) 473-1304|
|Boulder Weeklyemail@example.com||(303) 494-5511|
|Colorado Dailyfirstname.lastname@example.org||(303) 443-6272|
|The Daily Times Callemail@example.com||(303) 684-5295|
|Louisville Times & Lafayette Newsfirstname.lastname@example.org||(303) 666-6576|
|Denver Postemail@example.com||(303) 954-1331|
Daily Camera: Letters: 300-word maximum and must include your name, address and daytime phone (but they will only publish your name). Please submit the text of your letter in the body of your email message and not as an attachment. Deliver letters to offices at 11th and Pearl streets; or mail to Open Forum, Daily Camera, P.O. Box 591, Boulder, CO 80306; fax to 303-449-935; or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Boulder Weekly Letters: 400-word maximum and typewritten if possible. Include your name, address and telephone number for verification, although addresses need not be published. Send letters to Boulder Weekly Letters, 690 South Lashley Lane, Boulder, CO 80305, FAX to 303-494-2585, drop them by their office, or e-mail them to: email@example.com
Colorado Daily: For letters, keep to 400-word maximum. Deliver or mail to: . 2610 Pearl street, boulder 80302, or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org If you have a guest opinion or letter, you’re welcome to contact Oakland Childers at 303-443-6272 x129. The Colorado Daily does not guarantee publication and reserves the right to edit submissions for length and content. Anonymous letters will not be published
The Daily Times-Call (Longmont) Short letters, about one typewritten, double-spaced page, on timely topics are preferred. Mail to: Open Forum, P.O. Box 299, Longmont, CO 80502; or e-mail to email@example.com Letters must be signed. For purposes of verification, your address and telephone number where you can be reached during working hours must be furnished, although we do not publish them. Letters longer than 300 words will be shortened.
Louisville Times & Lafayette News Send letters to: Letters to the Editor along with your name, address and daytime telephone number. You can fax (303-666-6602) or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Denver Post Letters: Limit 200 words. Mail: The Open Forum, The Denver Post, 1560 Broadway, Denver 80202; fax: 303/820-1502; e-mail: email@example.com
Op-Eds: Columns should be about 725 words and be accompanied by a black-and-white headshot. Both text and photo can be sent as e-mail attachments. We also need a short biographical paragraph. They generally don’t publish columns that have appeared in other Front Range publications. Mail: Guest Commentary, The Denver Post, 1560 Broadway, Denver 80202; Fax: 303/820-1502; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Op-Eds and letters must include full name, home address, e-mail address and phone numbers for verification. No attachments.
For all papers: If you don’t see your letter in the paper in two weeks, it is helpful to make a follow-up call. Ask to speak with the editor of the editorial page. Ask if they received your letter and if they will be publishing it.