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Ombudsmen columns

May 12, 2008 |  6:11 am

Here 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 Salt Lake Tribune, "Spanish-language ads remain hot topic"

The Washington Post, "A shaky performance on corrections"

Chicago Tribune, "Horse analogy impolitic, unsettling"

The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville), "How letters botched the facts in sensitive Palestinian issue"

The New York Times, "Information that doesn't come freely"

Sacramento Bee - public editor, "Bee's coverage of a weak economy is mostly strong"; editor, "When I-5 traffic gets bad, you've got a friend"

The San Diego Union-Tribune, "When our readers become editors"

Hartford Courant, "Readers grapple with TV Week move"

The Plain Dealer (Cleveland), "Joanna Connors' story of rape drew overwhelmingly positive response"

The News&Observer (Raleigh, NC), "Grading online election coverage"

San Antonio Express-News, "Reporters intended no malice with choice of words"

PBS, "Carried Away?"

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Social Butterfly a showcase for area's charities"