Pantagraph Hypocrisy!

By:  Diane Benjamin Every 30 days the Pantagraph prints a Letter to the Editor from the most uniformed local personever!  If she could get a letter in every week, I’m sure she would. Conservative writers have their letters rejected, many are told they can’t prove what they wrote.  Some don’t get an explanation. Meanwhile, divisive […]

Another letter the Pantagraph refused to print

Printed with permission from the writer: —–Original Message—– From: Terry/Dewi White Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2016 1:49 PM To: Pantagraph Letters Subject: Bloomington’s leaders, Infested with liberals. As a lifelong resident of Bloomington, I’ve observed our cities leaderships has gotten progressively worse. Our current leadership is infested with liberalism and if you don’t know what […]

Pantagraph reaches a new low

By:  Diane Benjamin On October 31, 2015 the Pantagraph printed a Letter to the Editor critical of Mayor Renner and his plans to use public money to redevelop downtown. It is surprising they allowed the letter since many are rejected, but now there is a new twist. All comments to the letter have been […]

Tips for letter writers to the Pantagraph

by:  Diane Benjamin Has the Pantagraph refused to print your “Letter to the Editor”? Did you criticize local government or express conservative values? Citizen can no longer voice opinions about local government or traditional values.  The Pantagraph has elected officials to protect because they have a downtown building to unload and they make too much […]

What’s with the Pantagraph?

by:  Diane Benjamin I hear the Pantagraph has run NO letters to the Editor this week!  Here’s some theories I’ve heard: 1)  Nobody is reading the Pantagraph anymore, therefore nobody is writing letters. 2) They are censoring letters and haven’t received one they think is fit to print. 3)  They received a ton of letters critical […]

Letter writers should use facts-Modified Wards

by:  Diane Benjamin I thought the Modified Ward issue was pretty much dead since all the former supporters are now in hiding.  But today Glen Ludwig has a Letter to the Editor supporting Modified Wards.  Facts matter Glen, here they are: The Bloomington Alderman do not do a City plan!  Glen laments it’s been 9 […]

Lethal Injections – for animals UPDATE

I’m getting lots of questions – mainly:  Is the County Board talking rate increases because lethal injection is really more expensive or are they just taking the opportunity for more revenue?  County Board? by:  Diane Benjamin A few months back the Pantagraph ran a bunch of Letters to the Editor about eliminating the use of […]

Pantagraph won’t acknowledge receiving

The Pantagraph no longer responds to letters Chuck submits. Doesn’t fit the agenda? From: Charles Nicholson <[email protected]> To: Pantagraph Letters <[email protected]>; “[email protected]” <[email protected]> Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 9:58 PM Subject: Pantagraph – Letter to the Editor During Obama’s 2008 campaign, he stated, “It’s time to fundamentally change the way that we do business in […]