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Ombudsmen columns

August 25, 2008 | 12:03 pm

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 Plain Dealer,"Get yourself online," ombud tells some 30% of readers without access to Internet

San Francisco Chronicle, "Obama leads McCain in headline race"

Sacramento Bee,  public editor - Free speech vs. decency in online comments; editor, Bee journalists at convention to focus on California issues, stories

The Washington Post, Why isn't the newsroom easier to reach?

The Salt Lake Tribune, Stock tables to be discontinued

The New York Times, Readers respond to column on Hatfill coverage

PBS, NewsHour takes some heat for substitute commentators

San Antonio Express-News, "Crotch shot" of volleyball player shouldn't have been published

The San Diego Union-Tribune, Saddleback debate story written for readers who hadn't watched it

The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville), Coverage of Tropical Storm Fay reflects readers' intense interest

The Kansas City Star, Graphic put Norway in USSR's past

The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), New distribution boundaries shift some readers into "Midtown"