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To the editors:

Ken Towers, executive editor of the Sun-Times, in a statement in his paper said that the dismissed Ann Gerber was hired as a free-lance "society columnist" [Hot Type, June 9]. Towers knew, or should have known, that Ann Gerber was a "gossip columnist." For in every publication of her column in the Sun-Times was the word, in bold print, "Gossip," "Gossip," "Gossip."

Gossip: Groundless Rumor

--Webster

J.M. Bruce

N. Hermitage

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