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Ombudsmen

Two Cheers for the News Ombudsman

Edward Wasserman | Posted 06.09.2013 | Media
Edward Wasserman

The reason ombudsmen matter isn't the direct way their reporting may serve the public, although some do. It's in the way their existence signals an acknowledgement that accountability is right there, at the core of news culture.

What Role Should Ombudsmen Play Today?

Poynter. | Posted 07.23.2012 | Media

What role should public editors play in today's newsrooms? Are they asking the right questions? What are they doing for readers and the news organizat...