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The Ombudsman is the public's representative to NPR, serving as an independent source of information, explanation, amplification and analysis for the public regarding NPR's programming.

Last Build Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:39:00 -0500

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NPR Increasingly Challenged By Misinformation

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:39:00 -0500

Does NPR's style of radio reporting need changes?

Mailbag: For Two Marches, Different Causes, Different Complaints

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:53:00 -0500

Coverage of the Women's March and the March for Life raised questions about crowd size and language.

The Pros And Cons Of NPR's Policy Of Not Calling Out 'Lies'

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 16:05:00 -0500

Listeners overwhelmingly disapprove of NPR's explanation.

Independent Audit Concludes NPR Not At Fault In Death Of Two Of Its Own

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:06:00 -0500

The internal report recommends improvements to security protocols.

Making 'Quality Assurance' A Top Priority In 2017

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:32:00 -0500

Following a record digital audience in 2016, the NPR newsroom should focus on fundamentals this year.

The Thinking Behind NPR's Reporting On The Trump Dossier

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:44:00 -0500

Listeners are divided on whether NPR reported too much or not enough.

Poorly Framed StoryCorps 'Experiment' Misfires

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500

Troubling framing skews the intention of a StoryCorps segment.

About The Ombudsman

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:58:23 -0500

What role does the Ombudsman play at NPR?

Navigating Newscasts at NPR

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:32:00 -0500

A look at how the newscasts come together.

Pipeline Protests Prompt Calls For More Coverage

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:17:00 -0500

NPR has produced roughly 50 newsmagazine and online stories about the pipeline protests so far.

Listeners: Two Recent Interviews Are 'Normalizing Hate Speech'

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:25:00 -0500

Pleas for a different approach to reporting on the "alt-right."

NPR's Election Coverage: A Review And Wrap Up

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:47:00 -0500

An analysis of NPR's journalism over the long presidential campaign.

Poor Timing To Investigate A Trump Attack Line

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 14:49:00 -0400

The NPR story came almost a month after Trump's attack and less than a week before the election.

Frequently Asked Questions: Ombudsman Edition

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 10:00:26 -0400

Fast answers to common questions.

Fact Checking The Vox Pops; Election Coverage: Oct. 9-22

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:50:00 -0400

"Person on the street" interviews rankle some listeners.