It is with great sadness that the Executive and Board of the Organization of News Ombudsmen and Standards Editors marks the passing of one of our members, Mike Getler, at the age of 82. He was Ombudsman for five years at the Washington Post, and for 12 at PBS. Mike was a stalwart member of ONO, gracing our yearly meetings with humour and keen insight. It was only last year he left his post at PBS. We extend our condolences to his wife Sandara and children, Warren and Belinda.
When Mike retired last year, we published his final remarks: