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Ombudsmen columns

September 15, 2008 | 12:42 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 (Cleveland), Paper "blew it" with Sept. 11 coverage 

The New York Times, Middle names and "Ms." bring accusations of campaign coverage bias

The Washington Post, Addressing a litany of complaints about campaign coverage

San Antonio Express-News, Campaign is "beginning to resemble a food fight"

The Salt Lake Tribune, It's "silly season," and the times that try editors' souls

PBS, "Useless charges and counter-charges" cited on NewsHour segment on candidates' education views

The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), Reader "aghast" that paper printed sheriff's quotes on illegal immigrants

Sacramento Bee, Editor pays tribute to those leaving the paper

The San Diego Union-Tribune, A "technophobe," ombud still praises the computer for its ability to offer more

The Post & Courier (Charleston, SC), A headline and two photos on Obama and McCain bring questions