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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 >

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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.
 
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RECENT POSTS
DECEMBER 5
Viewer comments continue on cops and race coverage, and an unusual segment draws attention.
 
DECEMBER 2
More reaction to Ferguson coverage, including the need to question sweeping statements.
 
NOVEMBER 26
First wave of viewer reaction to the grand jury decision news coverage is critical, the ombudsman reports.
 
NOVEMBER 19
Words matter and some viewers take issue with how some were used and others were missing.

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