Letter: Not a Typical Newspaper

To the Editor:

Regarding the discussion in the Forum about publishing the photographs of the Newtown, Conn., shooting victims on the front page of the Valley News: I felt as though I should recite a few prayers and bury the newspaper in the backyard, rather than using it to line the cat box or putting it out with the recycling.

Thank you.

Margo Howland-Mastro

White River Junction


Letter: A Right to Know, but No Need

Monday, December 24, 2012

To the Editor: On behalf of my family (my sister, her 10-year-old sons, our mother and myself), I am writing in regard to the Valley News’ recent coverage of the tragedy in Newtown, Conn. It goes without saying that countless people were profoundly affected. Who would not recoil at the senseless slaughter and feel the grief caused by the actions …

Letter: Front-Page Photos of Victims

Thursday, January 3, 2013

To the Editor: I feel compelled to respond to Margaret Cassedy’s Jan. 3 letter (“A Right to Know, but No Need”) regarding what she described as the poor judgment of Valley News editors in publishing the photos of the children and adults murdered in Newtown on the front page. On that Tuesday morning, the tragedy still leaving me feeling as …