Those who read yesterday’s post about the Copenhagen climate change editorial might be interested to know that in today’s letters page, Age editor-in-chief Paul Ramadge replies to a reader’s query about why the paper did not participate with the following words:

The Age did not pull out of an agreement to publish the editorial written by The Guardian. We expressed support in principle for the project but decided it was important to put our own views in a page 1 editorial.

Now, if Ramadge speaks truth then The Guardian was cheeky and wrong to suggest Fairfax broadsheets pulled out when local politics got hot, no pun intended.

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