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March 10th, 2013
12:55 PM ET

Washington Post axes ombudsman

Howard Kurtz talks to three former public advocates for the newspaper; Patrick Pexton, Geneva Overholser and Michael Getler about the importance of the ombudsman role.


Filed under: Blog • Media Criticism • Reliable Sources • Washington Post
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  1. Audie Zundel

    Good post and a pleasant summation of the problem. My only problem with the analysis is given that much of the population joined the chorus of deregulatory mythology, given vested interest is inclined toward perpetuation of the current system and given a lack of a popular cheerleader for your arguments, I’m not seeing much in the way of change.

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    Ha, got to love it! We don't like free thinkers, independent writers. We want drones! Way to go Post!

    January 20, 2014 at 12:32 pm | Reply

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