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Philosophy Research Guide

What is an Op-Ed?

An op-ed, or opposite the editorial, is an essay expressing the opinion of an author who is not affiliated with the publication in which the essay appears. Like editorials, they contribute to public reasoning and discourse.

How do you write an Op-Ed?

Sample Op-Ed Collections

Finding a Topic

Sources

Topical Scholarship

Government Data

News

Popular Sources

Images

Submitting Your Own Op-Ed