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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 >

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The Mailbag: The Debate and an Omission

The Clinton-Sanders debate on PBS was a good one, except for a question that wasn't asked.

No Compliments for ‘Supplements’

Frontline takes a hard look at the role of vitamins and supplements in America. It’s big, and controversial. But do they work?

Frontline on Bibi and Barack; a Tale of Two Leaders

Viewers and the ombudsman assess Frontline on Netanyahu and Obama.

When It Comes to the Arab-Israeli Conflict, a Little Context Goes a Long Way

When “clashes” with Israeli forces doesn’t quite tell the story, NewsHour viewers react.

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