Column (periodical)

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A newspaper column by Don Marquis

A column is a recurring piece or article in a newspaper, magazine or other publication. Columns are written by columnists.

What differentiates a column from other forms of journalism is that it meets each of the following criteria:[citation needed]

  • It is a regular feature in a publication
  • It is personality-driven by the author
  • It explicitly contains an opinion or point of view

Types of columns[edit]

Some types of newspaper columns are:

Awards[edit]

The Pulitzer Prize for Commentary is often awarded for commentary appearing in a column.

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