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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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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Phone-hacking and press regulation in Britain: Reasons to be cheerful

This presentation was given to the 2012 ONO Annual Conference in Copenhagen on May 22, 2012.

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ONO-president Jacob Mollerup’s address to The World Newspaper Congress and The World Editors Forum in Vienna

ONO-president Jacob Mollerup’s address to The World Newspaper Congress and The World Editors Forum in Vienna on October 15th, 2011. The 2011 World Newspaper Congress and The Worlds Editors Forum in Vienna had ethics on the programme – heavily influenced by the phone hacking scandal in the UK. A joint session (moderated by professor Roy […]

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Democracy, media and (cyber) ombudsmen

Former ONO president and Guardian Readers Editor Ian Mayes spoke at a national round table for Turkey in Istanbul on Sept. 21, 2010, part of a regional program for media in south-east Europe financed jointly by the European Commission and UNESCO.

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Self-control and dialogue in midst of controversy — lessons from Denmark

Good afternoon everyone.  Thank you so much for this opportunity to address the issue of public service broadcasting and ombudsmanship! As we all know, news ombudsmen and readers editors are used at some of the best newspapers in the world. Washington Post was one of the innovators. Folha de Sao Paolo, Le Monde, The New […]

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