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Ombudsmen columns

June 23, 2008 |  6:29 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).

Chicago Tribune, "Putting riders in the driver's seat" (readers respond to plans to remake the newspaper)

The Plain Dealer, "Did the media go overboard with Russert coverage?"

San Francisco Chronicle - public editor, "Newsman Russert's death merited a front-page story"; editor, "Layoffs draw staff down, but Bee still aims high"

The Florida Times-Union, "Readers see political bias"

The New York Times, "Pantsuits and the presidency"

The San Diego Union-Tribune, "Inside the U.S. Open coverage"

San Francisco Chronicle, "Who's a survivor? It can be hard to tell" (on whom to include in obituaries)

PBS, "Ombudsman's mailbag" (on Bill Moyers Journal)

News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), "Changes ahead in slimmer N&O"

San Antonio Express-News, "Newspaper encourages readers to report errors"

The Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY), "Appalachia column inspired wave of responses"

The Kansas City Star, 'Relevant' is a relative term in choosing subjects"

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "Atlanta newcomers share info via blog; local elections"

The Salt Lake Tribune, "Puzzles have you puzzled? We'll fix it"