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(19 comments) SHARE Friday, March 18, 2022
Appreciating OEN Managing Editor Sheila Samples (1935-2022) It is with deep sadness that the Managing and Senior Editors of OpEdNews shares with our readers that OEN Managing Editor Sheila Samples passed away on Friday, March 11, 2022. Sheila volunteered for OEN for over 16 years.
(6 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Please Contribute Your Articles to the OEN Positive News Section We've recently started a new front page column, "UpEdNews: Positive News." The category "Positive News" has been added to the article and QL upload pages. We encourage you to contribute to the good vibes in the form of articles, essays and quicklinks. Your contribution can be a report of an uplifting event or benevolent occurrence or it can be a philosophical or self-help essay. A political angle is not required
(12 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Election Day Open Thread Many have said that this is the most critical election of our lifetimes. Have your voting experiences been different this year? Or the same? Please share your experiences here!
(15 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 29, 2018
Bottom-Up Guidelines for OEN commenters: Creating a Friendly Community Some basic rules on how to relate here at OpEdNews.
(134 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 14, 2013
Opednews Policies On Content, Behavior and Banning; Comments Encouraged a discussion of opednews policies on banning and what behaviors, actions and writing lead to it. This has been drafted by the senior and managing editor teams
(33 comments) SHARE Tuesday, February 22, 2011
OEN Policy on Vaccinations, Autism, and Disease Prevention In 1998 Dr. Andrew Wakefield published a short paper in the British medical journal The Lancet on a small study in 12 children linking the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to colitis (bowel inflammation), and subsequent development of autism. From the beginning the research was questioned not only for the small sample size of only 12 children, but for the very uncertain links to autism.
(50 comments) SHARE Sunday, July 11, 2010
Commenting on OpEdNews.com we're asking for feedback on the OpEdNews.com commenting system.
(12 comments) SHARE Friday, June 26, 2009
OEN Community Building: Moving Forward there was substantial interest in exploring ways that the OEN community can collaborate with other organizations toward furthering a progressive agenda. We hope that this thread can not only identify future collaborative partners for OEN but provide those of us with an interest in collaboration specific ideas to pursue and a group of people interested in pursuing them.
(47 comments) SHARE Friday, June 19, 2009
Introducing a New OEN feature: Building Our Community It is our pleasure to introduce a new feature to our site that we have high hopes for -- a forum for community building.
(34 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 3, 2008
OEN Condemns Police Action at the DNC and RNC The editorial board of OpEdNews calls for an immediate end to the brutal and anti-constitutional actions taken by law enforcement authorities in Denver and in St.Paul-Minneapolis against citizens exercising their inalienable right to assemble and express dissent. A free press where reporters can engage in their journalistic duties without threat of arrest must be respected. Take action.