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Ombudsmen columns

August 18, 2008 |  9:20 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).

Sacramento Bee -- public editor, Abusive online comments leads Navy vet to regret testifying to legislators; editor, New columns, features announced.

The New York Times, Early coverage on Hatfill poses uncomfortable questions

The Washington Post, Obama has about 3 to 1 lead in counting Page 1 stories

PBS, "Mind-boggling" for NewsHour to not report Edwards' confession

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Edwards affair was a tough call for mainstream media"

ESPN, Some facts behind allegations of East Coast bias - and a bit about Brett Favre

The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), Paper increasingly facing "stone walls" when seeking info from agencies, law enforcement

The Plain Dealer (Cleveland),  "Misleading description" of pit bull video brings flood of vitriol

San Francisco Chronicle, Readers who want paper to take sides on Russia, Georgia coverage will be disappointed

The San Diego Union-Tribune, TV Week discontinued; many hundreds complain