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Missing former ace ombudsman Deborah Howell

January 4th · No Comments · ONO, Organization of News Ombudsmen, Washington Post

Jeffrey Dvorkin, executive director of our international Organization of News Ombudsmen, alerted me to this Washington Post tribute to Deborah Howell. He called it “An elegant obit.” That’s well said of a tough journalist and elegant human being.

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News Ombudsmen, newspapers, news journalism declining in U.S. — even while surging abroad

July 12th · No Comments · ONO, Organization of News Ombudsmen, Palm Beach Arts Paper, Palm Beach Post, South Florida Times, Stockholm, Sweden, The Coastal Star, The New York Times, Washington Post

From our recent Washington, D.C. conference of the world’s news ombudsmen, I came away thinking that we members of the international Organization of News Ombudsmen don’t have The Answer for newspapers either. At least, not here in the USA. Our group’s president, Stephen Pritchard, reported that since last year’s meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, U.S. newspapers […]

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Organization of News Ombudsmen flashback: “All the news that’s fit to blog?”

July 6th · No Comments · ONO, Organization of News Ombudsmen, Palm Beach Post, Washington Post

ìI hardly have time to go to the bathroom,î said then-Washington Post ombudsman Deborah Howell. ìStart a blog?î Before we survey the recent Washington, D.C. meeting of the world’s news ombudsmen, indulge me a look back at our meetings last year in Stockholm and two years ago at Harvard. Amid all the breaking changes at […]

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