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ABOUT THE OMBUDSMAN
As ombudsman, Michael Getler serves as an independent internal critic within PBS. He reviews commentary and criticism from viewers and seeks to ensure that PBS upholds its own standards of editorial integrity. Read More >

SUBMIT YOUR COMMENTS
Have a comment related to the journalistic integrity of PBS content? Send an E-mail to Michael Getler or contact him at 703-739-5290.

The ombudsman does not replace viewers' long-standing ability to contact stations, producers and PBS.
 
If you have a comment related to PBS website design or user experience, please contact the Audience Services team.

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Is the press covering President Obama fairly? Some viewers say "no."
 
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The ombudsman pauses to remember Ben Bradlee and his era.
 
OCTOBER 16
The price of a public platform; when in doubt, disclose.
 
OCTOBER 10
Did PBS pull ads in response to a critical magazine article? The omb explores.

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