Giving the Public a Say

How news ombudsmen ensure accountability, build trust and add value to media organisations. A report by Karen Rothmyer, published by Fesmedia Africa.

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Self-regulation of radio / TV in Argentina

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Two guides (en Español) promote self-regulation of radio and television in Argentina, courtesy of ONO member Cynthia Ottaviano, the Defensora del Público de Servicios de Comunicación Audiovisual Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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ONO Keynote: ‘Pundits in Pajamas: The Changing Face of U.S. Media Criticism

Keynote address to the ONO annual conference,  Los Angeles, 20/5/13 Al Stavitsky, Dean, Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno Good morning, everyone, and happy centennial to you all! I say that because 2013 marks 100 years for the concept of the news ombudsman. People tend go back to 1967 as the start, when […]

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Press regulation: three national papers urge editors to compromise

Editorials in three U.K. newspapers accept the need for statutory underpinning and urge an end to press reform deadlock. Read more >>

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Media professionalism in Bangladesh: Dynamics in a developing country

Press in Bangladesh is pursuing its activities to uphold the democratic interest of people and is committed to social responsibility that springs from the spirit of liberation struggle in 1971. Amader Shomoy, a new trend in Bangladesh newspaper arena, introduced an Office of Press Ombudsperson for the first of its kind in Bangladesh on January […]

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ONO President’s Report

President Jacob Mollerup’s report at ONO’s Annual Conference Copenhagen, May 21, 2012 (Abridged version) We are still a rare species – this is not an organization with big numbers. But we still do important work. And our experience and our know-how are needed. ONO has grown to be an international organization for real. Just look […]

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