I felt compelled to respond to the Letters To The Editor section, “Protest coverage raises concerns“ (June 24). I would like to remind the writer that freedom of the press is the principle that communication and expression is a right to be exercised freely. It cannot be dictated by an individual’s concept of a written article as to chosen wording, placement and certainly not an assumption of the intent of the staff or editor.

M.L. Holt

West Jefferson

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