The Maxwell School
MAX 401 Civic Engagement Action Plan Workshop
Resources on Writing an Op Ed
Links to a few very good resources on how to write an Op Ed.
Tips for Writing a Good Op-Ed
Outline from class.
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.
Smith College News Office
A Few Examples from Bill Coplin and Pete Wilcoxen
"For new graduates, 'soft skills' are the secret weapon in job hunt," USA Today.
"Grade inflation works for today's students," USA Today.
"Time for a price collar on carbon," Politico.com.
"China’s carbon tax highlights the need for a new track of climate talks," East Asia Forum
Peter J Wilcoxen, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University