Author Archives: ONO Administrator

ONO Newsletter January 2021

WELCOME BACK TO A NEW YEAR! So far, 2021 isn’t looking that much better than 2020, but we live in hope. I trust you all managed some kind of festive break. I enjoyed some time at the beach (see above) … Read More


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ONO Newsletter December 2020

OUR NEXT VIRTUAL SHOP TALK VIA ZOOM CONFIRMED Wednesday January 13th 2021, 1200 UTC Professional Ethics, Public Actions Mark it in your diaries, and please join us on the day for this important discussion about the interaction between the ethics … Read More

ONO Newsletter November 2020

OUR NEXT SHOP TALK – HOLD THE DATE As we mentioned in our last newsletter, ONO is committed to organising regular opportunities for virtual conversations. We are hoping to hold at least four virtual shop talks every year, so all … Read More

ONO Newsletter October 2020

TOM ROSENSTIEL ON IMPARTIALITY Thanks to all our members who were able to join us for our Virtual Shop Talk last week with Tom Rosenstiel. The picture above doesn’t capture everyone who was able to be part of the session … Read More

ONO Newsletter September 2020

It’s on! Mark it in your diaries… VIRTUAL “SHOP TALK” MEETING THURSDAY OCTOBER 8th at 1200 UTC I’m delighted to confirm that ONO will be holding its next “shop talk” discussion for members on October 8th via Zoom, and we … Read More

The Role of a News Ombudsman

This detailed report on the role of a News Ombudsman was prepared for the Organization for Secutiry and Cooperation in Europe, and contains detailed information on the principals and practice involved in establishing omnbudsman and other self-regulatory roles in newsrooms. … Read More

ONO Newsletter August 2020

Another Virtual Meeting Coming Soon! The ONO Board is planning another Zoom discussion for members in late September / early October. The topic is going to be the ongoing relevance and importance of impartiality as part of editorial standards. We … Read More

ONO Newsletter July 2020

***SPECIAL 40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION*** In 1980, the Iran-Iraq War began, a small cable news company called CNN was founded, and Post-It notes were invented. John Lennon was shot dead in New York, Zimbabwe gained its independence and a new trade … Read More

ONO Newsletter June 2020

***SPECIAL ANNUAL MEETING EDITION*** Come one, come all! While we are all disappointed that this year’s conference in Copenhagen had to be cancelled, let’s make up for it by participating in our annual meeting on Wednesday June 17 at 1100 … Read More