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Aquino's Legacy in the Philippines
In just 5 years, Aquino's accomplishments have exceeded many expectations and have outperformed all previous administrations.
Celebrity Genealogy on TV: Who and When?
Genealogy Expert, Author of "Hey, America, Your Roots Are Show...
We can probably expect an interlude between the next seasons of
Who Do You Think You Are?
Finding Your Roots
, and the duration of that lull will hinge largely on how PBS chooses to balance and accommodate the sometimes competing goals of content accuracy and viewer demand.
Giving Rights to Future Generations -- Why It's Needed and How it Can Be Done
Jakob von Uexkull
Founder, World Future Council
The post-2015 framework is about development justice in our immediate future but also about building a new framework for many generations to come. The problem, however, is that people cannot think and act long term if their daily life is an existential struggle.
Family Members: Don't Sweat the Small Stuff at the Nursing Home
award-winning author, 'Come Back Early Today: A Memoir of Love...
Sometimes, there's friction between family members and nursing home staff. Sometimes, complaints are warranted and must be registered. But other times, as long as no harm is being done and the resident isn't complaining, it's best for the family to avoid protesting.
Takes a Step Backward
Professor, University of Southern California
The public is being poorly served by the
's decision. The ombudsman's job is important because it implicitly signals that a major news organization recognizes its power and wants to construct an internal check on the exercise of that power.
What Role Should Ombudsmen Play Today?
Ombudsman Office I helped create at CFPB Will Field Consumer Financial Complaints
Rep. Carolyn Maloney
U.S. Representative for New York's 12th District; Ranking Demo...
Despite not having a confirmed director, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has already demonstrated how effective it can be. Only in the most polarized political environment could its goals be considered controversial.
It's Time for an NCAA Ombudsman
Public Relations Consultant, www.winningprogressive.com
Maybe Mike McQueary would have gone to the NCAA Ombudsman's office, if there was one, instead of Coach Paterno, and law enforcement and courts could have apprehended, charged, convicted, and jailed Jerry Sandusky years ago.
The Significance of John Boehner's Tears
Over the past week, people have been debating John Boehner's emotions, not his motions. The expected next Speaker of the House has become known for his crying.
Through a Monstrous Looking Glass
Frank A. Weil
Chairman, Abacus & Associates, Inc.
Every now and then, we experience something that seems weird, but then yields an insight into something wrong with modern society. So what does the Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5 metaphor tell us?
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Washington Post Ombudsman: Anonymous Sources 'Remain A Problem' For Newspaper
Washington Post Ombudsman: Salons "Ethical Lapse Of Monumental Proportions"
Who Is Pressing The Pressmen?
Writer, Bon Vivant
Humorists and comedians are a curious bunch. Quixotic by nature, they want so desperately to live in a world of decency, fairness and goodness, and in Stewart's case, in a world where the media grew some cajones.
In Praise of Ombudspeople
The mission of the ombudsperson is to watch the standards and performance of your publication, with an eye to keeping it scrupulously top-notch as a service to your readers. That's a service that shouldn't be outsourced for free to random people on the internet.
A Double Standard on Reporters Who Express Opinions?
It's unclear why the
would want more stringent rules for opinions expressed by occasional freelancers as opposed to staffers who write regularly.
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