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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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Black Panthers Redux

A new challenge from the same critic about Independent Lens’ Black Panther documentary.

The NewsHour’s Superior Coverage of a ‘Desperate Journey’

The NewsHour gets well-earned recognition for its coverage of the refugee/migration crisis.

Was ‘Saudi Arabia Uncovered’?

Frontline gives us a seldom seen look inside Saudi Arabia, and gets a few challenges.

The Mailbag: Rose, Sanders and, as They Say on the NewsHour, ‘Much More’

Was Charlie Rose too tough on Bernie Sanders? And why was that CBS interview on PBS?

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