Ombudsmen columns


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Below are links to some of the past week’s columns by ombudsmen, readers’ representatives and editors around the nation. More columns and information about ombudsmen in the U.S. and around the world can be found at the Organization of News Ombudsmen website (which has a permanent link on the right side of this page).

The New York Times, Photographs of dead servicemen highlight tensions between journalists, military


The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), ‘The N&O, the Enquirer and Edwards’

Chicago Tribune, Internet, a new ‘hierarchy of information,’ provides checks and balances for public, media

San Francisco Chronicle, Article that reported family’s grief prompts angry note from reader

The San Diego Union-Tribune, More calls received on missing Mini Page than the news that paper’s for sale

NPR, There’s no ‘blackout’ on third-party candidates

PBS, Viewers weigh in on NewsHour segment with Max Boot and Lawrence Korb

The Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY), Public editor at the first U.S. paper to have one writes final column

The Salt Lake Tribune, Hours-long traffic jam inconveniences thousands - why no story in print?

The Sacramento Bee -- public editor, editor: readers split on redesign

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Community sections are discontinued; emphasis on ‘broader metro area’

The Plain Dealer (Cleveland), ‘You can’t please everyone,’ designer learns with comics redesigns