Usually a brief article written by an editor that expresses a newspaper's or publishing house's own views and policies on a current issue. If written by an outsider it normally carries a disclaimer saying the article does not necessarily reflects the publisher's official views.

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  • After a new policy was passed in his hometown, the editor of the Daily News shared his newspaper's opinions in a thoughtful editorial.

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  • The editorial that was written by the school teacher made the school board nervous as it released information to the public that was not known prior to the publication of the article.

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  • The woman mistakenly complained about the "opinionated" nature of the newspaper piece, when in fact, the author was within his rights since it was an editorial.

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