Overview of 2009 ONO Conference

WHEN May 10-13, 2009 WHERE Washington, D.C., U.S.A. PRELIMINARY AGENDA Sunday, May 10 National Public Radio (NPR) 635 Massachusetts Ave, N.W. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. — ONO Board Meeting in Board Rooms East & West, 1st floor (lunch not provided) 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. — Optional Gathering at NPR All ombudsmen and their […]

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Podcast

Audio podcast Panel discussion: Why Have an Ombudsman? Moderator: Jeffrey Dvorkin, Ryerson University (Canada); Panel: Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director, Annenberg Public Policy Center; Kevin Klose, dean, University of Maryland Journalism School; Mark Whitaker, Washington bureau chief, NBC News; and Katharine Weymouth, CEO, The Washington Post. DOWNLOAD MP3 FILE (Right click, choose “save target as” and […]

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News Ombudsman: watchdog or decoy?

This presentation was given at ONO’s 2009 conference in Washington, D.C. By Huub Evers Media-ombudsmen, The Netherlands Two years ago, the Netherlands Media Ombudsman Foundation started its activities. This foundation has been set up by journalists to raise a voice from inside journalism about ethics and quality standards on a national level for traditional and […]

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The newsombudsman in an environment at risk

This presentation was given at ONO’s 2009 conference in Washington, D.C. By Jan van Groesen Media-ombudsmen, The Netherlands At the start of this conference it would be very easy to paint a gloomy picture of international journalism and the dark perspectives of the newsombudsman related to it. Because reality tells us a harsh story. It […]

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2009 Conference Slideshow

Photos by Marcia A. Apperson

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