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Ombudsmen columns

June 30, 2008 | 11:12 am

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).

Chicago Tribune, "Anonymous newsmakers" - anonymous sources, in stories and online

The Kansas City Star, Should reporters report how subjects behave during interviews?

The Washington Post, Year-old story accidentally published for annual horse race

NPR, "Sexist language" - how a Morning Edition segment reported on Lehman Bros. ex-CFO Erin Callan

San Antonio Express-News, "Print journalism is doing its job in San Antonio"

The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), "Gitmo series disturbs, impresses readers"

The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville), criticizing Michelle Malkin's column on the killings at Haditha

The Hartford Courant, readers send "constructive" comments on news of cuts and changes

PBS, "Ombudsman's mailbag" - more on Bill Moyers Journal

The Plain Dealer (Cleveland), "Cleveland Pride parade deserved more coverage than it got"

Anniston Star (Alabama), coverage of new concert series overlooked economic aspects

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Series on chaplain serving in Iraq strikes a chord"

San Francisco Chronicle, "A tale of alternative storytelling" - using graphics, photos and maps to tell the story

The San Diego Union-Tribune, changes to comics pages didn't bring expected complaints

The Salt Lake Tribune, More from readers on the new format on comics pages

The Miami Herald, "How will staff cuts affect the Miami Herald?"