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Political correctness?


Why are comments not allowed on the many articles about the Little Falls shootings?

Is the Brainerd Dispatch stifling commentary because the “other” side of the story may not be politically correct?


Len Flesher


Editor’s note: There are no comments on criminal events because it is Dispatch policy to require a person commenting to sign their name to their comments. There is no accommodation for that at present.

However, we do allow comments in our reader opinion section of the Dispatch, which requires the writer’s name, address and phone number which allows us to verify authenticity.

Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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