Orange County Register stops using ‘Redskins’

The Orange County Register follows the San Francisco Chronicle and others in not using “Redskins” when writing about Washington’s NFL team.

Register sports editor Todd Harmonson says: “We examined the issue and understand that, to many, Washington’s nickname is deeply offensive. It is the Register’s policy to avoid using such slurs, so we will not use this one, except in stories about the controversy surrounding its use.”

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