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, "Journalism from the bottom of the boat"
PBS, "Caution: That program may not be from PBS"
The News&Observer (Raleigh, NC), "The name game for immigrants'
San Antonio Express-News, "Newspaper would do well to court its elder readers"
The Salt Lake Tribune, "Veteran readers know what they want"
Chicago Tribune, "In covering Cubs, bias suspicion looms"
The Washington Post, "A hometown paper goes hyperlocal"
ESPN, "ESPN journalism: the ups and downs of coloring outside the lines"
The San Diego Union-Tribune, "Stories of sadness and inspiration"
Arizona Daily Star, "'Offender' poor word choice"
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland), "Time-pressed sports department comes through in the clutch"
Florida Times-Union, "How covering Congress helps citizens follow government"
The Virginian-Pilot (Hampton Roads, Va.), "Pilot's blogs a hit with thousands of viewers"
Hartford Courant, Letters to the reader representative