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Ombudsmen columns

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 Sacramento Bee - public editor, readers come to the Bee's defense; editor,  Bee to focus more on key players in budget negotiations

The New York Times, Inclusion of interrogater's name in article highlights clash of journalism, government intelligence

NPR, "Should NPR interview relatives of staff members?"

PBS, "Out of the closet" reference edited out of "Washington Week" transcript

The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC), Photos of beauty pageant contestants puzzle reader

The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville), "Skewed coverage favors Obama"

The Hartford Courant, Ombudsmen moved by readers' concern, ideas about coming cuts

The Salt Lake Tribune, "One critical reader's six suggestions"

The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), Readers react to combined sections, other changes

The Plain Dealer (Cleveland), Readers react to changes in features, Business sections

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Voters online guide is a symbol of changes in news gathering, reporting

The San Diego Union-Tribune, "A bird, some words and food writing"

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