Editor of first independent Emerald supports cause

In an e-mail we just got for Art Bushnell:


As the editor of the first independent Emerald, I applaud your efforts to maintain editorial integrity.  It was never our intention to have the student editor of the Emerald report to a professional business manager or publisher.

These are very difficult financial times for all newspapers.  They require difficult economic decisions.  But you must ensure the independence of the Emerald editor is not a casualty of this economy.

My heartfelt support to you and your colleagues. Stay the course!!!



Art Bushnell

ODE Editor, 1971-72


One Response to “Editor of first independent Emerald supports cause”

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