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Tech’s Reporting ‘Sensationalistic’

Congratulations -- once again The Tech has succeeded in surprising me with the depths to which you will sink for any story to stick in your semi-weekly publication. I refer, of course, to your Mar. 17 story “Librarian Held in Rape.” A man is charged -- not convicted -- with a heinous crime that could destroy a reputation and a life.

It is you who aid in this destruction. In your misguided quest to preserve the right to free speech, you have succeeded in stomping on someone’s right to a fair trial, to be deemed innocent until proven guilty. It is this kind of sensationalistic reporting that prevents The Tech from being viewed as a paper with any sort of journalistic integrity. I hope you are proud of yourselves.


Andrew Gouldstone G