News about Ombudsmen

Bjarne Schilling – Our President

Esther Enkin was appointed the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s (CBC) Ombudsman for English Services on November 28, 2012. … Read More

A departing readers’ editor

“In some ways this week was like any other in my five-and-a-half years in the post, as readers took the Guardian to task over a controversial front-page image,” says outgoing Readers’ Edior Chris Elliott. … Read More

A decade with our independent news ombudsmen

It’s been 10 years since The Hindu created the office of the Readers’ Editor. It’s the first newspaper in the history of Indian journalism to appoint such a position. … Read More

Hitting the Road — but Not Just Yet

Margaret Sullivan will conclude her tenure as public editor at The New York Times in April and move to the Washington Post where she will be the newspaper’s media columnist. … Read More

2015 Conference (Hamburg)

The theme for this year’s ONO’s annual conference in Hamburg, Germany (May 4-7) is “Secrets, standards, corruption and cover-ups: staying transparent in a murky world.” … Read More

Roundtable focuses on media self-regulation in Turkey

A group of senior Turkish journalists and international experts met in Istanbul to discuss media self-regulation and ombudsman mechanisms in a national roundtable. This meeting started the second series of events initiated by UNESCO within the framework of the project, Alignment to International Standards in the Media Sector of South-East European Countries. … Read More