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Resources on Writing an Op Ed

Links to a few very good resources on how to write an Op Ed.

Start Here

Op Ed Basics
An excellent overview from the Op Ed Project. Definitely the place to start.

Advice from Other Sources

New York Times
An article about what the editors at the Times look for when deciding whether to publish an Op Ed.
Kennedy School of Government
A concise guide from the Communication Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Also includes links to additional resources.
Advocates for Youth
Includes tips and an example essay.
Smith College News Office
Very concise.
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