How Google changed the role of news ombudsmen

Mercedes Bunz, media blogger for, considers the effect that the Internet has had on news ombudsmen.

An excerpt:

“Now, with newspapers archives online all the time, news doesn’t vanish after publication, and ombudsmen and women are confronted with a new problem: search.

“Today, news organisations gather a lo…t of online traffic through search engines. However, using Google to search for details about someone can damage their life if the wrong article comes up. ”

Read the entire blog post.

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