Author Archives: ONO Administrator

ONO Newsletter May 2020

CONFERENCE CANCELLED In what is no doubt the least surprising news you will read this week, this year’s postponed ONO Conference has now been cancelled. The ONO Board met last week and confirmed that international conditions mean it is simply … Read More

ONO Newsletter April 2020

From the bunker Well, not the bunker really. But like so many of us, I am working from home – in my case a little cabin at the bottom of the garden. The only difference is that this has been … Read More

ONO Newsletter March 2020

CONFERENCE POSTPONED Most members should have received email notification on this already, but just confirming that our annual conference, originally planned for Copenhagen from May 17-20, has been postponed due to the health and travel risks associated with the COVID-19 … Read More


The novel coronavirus COVID-19 is a huge and all-consuming story, and likely to remain one for some time. The pressures on working journalists in covering such a fast-breaking and high-impact story are immense.  Reporters are working long hours on a … Read More

The ONO Handbook

The ONO Handbook is a concise and helpful guide for News Ombudsmen, It has been updated with a new section on digital newsrooms and social media, and is now available as a free e-book. You can access it here

ONO Newsletter February 2020

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2020 ONO CONFERENCE IN COPENHAGEN “ROBOTS, GIANTS AND VILLAINS – Challenges to Journalism from Artificial Intelligence, Technology Companies and Governments” Copenhagen, Denmark, May 17–20, 2020 We look forward to seeing you at this year’s … Read More

2020 Conference

This page contains background information on the ONO Conference themes for 2020. Please note that the original plan to hold the conference in Copenhagen, Denmark on May 17-20 has had to be postponed due to the travel and health risks … Read More


ONO Newsletter January 2020

SPECIAL EDITION- CONFERENCE UPDATE: Book your tickets and start making plans! “ROBOTS, GIANTS AND VILLAINS – Challenges to Journalism from Artificial Intelligence, Technology Companies and Governments” ONO Conference Copenhagen, Denmark May 17 – 20, 2020 Welcome to 2020, and this … Read More

ONO Newsletter December 2019

The 2020 ONO Conference MAY 17TH – MAY 20th 2020 LONDON, UK ****The DATES and LOCATION are still not 100% locked in, so we are still advising people to hold off on making firm airline or accommodation bookings for now. … Read More