Readers' Representative Journal

A conversation on newsroom ethics and standards

« Previous Post | Readers' Representative Journal Home | Next Post »

Ombudsmen columns

September 8, 2008 | 11:46 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).

The New York Times, "Intense, independent" coverage of Palin was appropriate; objections predictable

The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville), Pick your headline: Palin "jabs," "electrifies," "wows"

San Antonio Express-News, Express-News "acted maturely" in handling story of Palin's pregnant daughter

Sacramento Bee - editor,  No such thing as "the media" when it comes to reporting on Palin

The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), Palin stories fair, though there's a limit to focusing on family

The Salt Lake Tribune, Convention coverage defended

The Kansas City Star, Counting column inches is no way to measure convention coverage

NPR, NPR gets serious about correcting errors 

The Miami Herald, Better, earlier coverage was needed on Miami-Dade school board controversy

The San Diego Union-Tribune, Readers not always right when pointing out errors