“In the past several years, the role of ombudsmen has gotten more important in newsrooms outside the U.S. — particularly in countries that are slowly democratizing, editors and media experts say.”
The Organization of News Ombudsmen and Standards Editors will hold its annual conference October 22-25 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Registration is now open.
“The term is deliberately misleading. It sounds harmless – almost trendy – when its real purpose is to make white nationalists, white supremacists and neo-Nazis sound less frightening.”
— Globe and Mail Public Editor Sylvia Stead
“Readers of NPR.org will be well served by this move, which will more clearly distinguish news content from pieces that express personal opinions or take sides on an issue.”
— Elizabeth Jensen, NPR Ombudsman