CPB Office of the Ombudsman

Reports

2014

WEALTHTRACK goes off-track

Joel Kaplan, March 19, 2014

WBEZ Responds to the Listener

Joel Kaplan, March 19, 2014

Conflicts at KNAU

Joel Kaplan, March 4, 2014

WNET, PBS and "Secret Corruption"

Joel Kaplan, February 15, 2014

WRKF Revisited

Joel Kaplan, February 7, 2014

Annual Report on Objectivity and Balance: 2013

Joel Kaplan, February 7, 2014

Code Switch Shuts Him Down

Joel Kaplan, January 16, 2014

Valentino's Ghost Spooks Some Viewers

Joel Kaplan, January 14, 2014

2013

WTTW Corrects — Finally

Joel Kaplan, December 11, 2013

Stalking StoryCorps

Joel Kaplan, December 4, 2013

R.I.P. Raul Ramirez

Joel Kaplan, November 19, 2013

Why So Many Reruns

Joel Kaplan, November 18, 2013

About That Logo

Joel Kaplan, November 12, 2013

“Here's David Who Writes, . . . ”

Joel Kaplan, November 4, 2013

Marshall Miles Resigns

Joel Kaplan, October 17, 2013

WHDD and Tri-State Politics

Joel Kaplan, October 10, 2013

POV and Palestinians

Joel Kaplan, October 1, 2013

WAMC Revisited

Joel Kaplan, September 19, 2013

Dangerous Liaisons at WDAV

Joel Kaplan, September 9, 2013

Ad Dollars for CPB

Joel Kaplan, September 3, 2013

CAMERA Shoots Again

Joel Kaplan, August 20, 2013

Lose the Logo

Joel Kaplan, August 12, 2013

WGBH Revisited

Joel Kaplan, July 23, 2013

WBAI Revisited

Joel Kaplan, July 10, 2013

Conservative Bias at WRKF?

Joel Kaplan, July 3, 2013

Gun Control and KXJZ

Joel Kaplan, June 26, 2013

Fundraising Ethics and WBAI

Joel Kaplan, June 11, 2013

“I Agree With the Listener”

Joel Kaplan, May 24, 2013

Marketplace's Bon Qui Qui Moment

Joel Kaplan, May 7, 2013

Irish Eyes Aren't Smiling

Joel Kaplan, April 26, 2013

Diversity in Central Florida

Joel Kaplan, April 24, 2013

Change is Hard

Joel Kaplan, April 17, 2013

Freezing Grandma's Credit

Joel Kaplan, March 22, 2013

Amenhotep IV vs. Abraham

Joel Kaplan, March 18, 2013

Alabama Revisited

Joel Kaplan, February 27, 2013

Ombudsman's E-Mailbox

Joel Kaplan, February 4, 2013

Annual Report on Objectivity and Balance: 2012

Joel Kaplan, January 1, 2013

2012

Communist and Islamist Propaganda on Public Media

Joel Kaplan, December 14, 2012

Gaza, Israel and NewsHour

Joel Kaplan, December 3, 2012

Don't Forget Korean War Vets

Joel Kaplan, November 29, 2012

Mitt Romney and Public Media

Joel Kaplan, October 19, 2012

Program Changes at KPCC

Joel Kaplan, October 1, 2012

Global Warming Meltdown

Joel Kaplan, September 24, 2012

Oztracized in South Florida

Joel Kaplan, September 12, 2012

WGBH's Good Neighbor Policy Criticized

Joel Kaplan, July 31, 2012

Alabama Outrage

Joel Kaplan, July 26, 2012

Is PBS becoming the BBC?

Joel Kaplan, July 16, 2012

Diane Rehm and Fawaz Gerges

Joel Kaplan, June 22, 2012

Kerfuffle at WFSS

Joel Kaplan, June 15, 2012

Racism at WNSB?

Joel Kaplan, May 24, 2012

Wayne Dyer, PBS and Editorial Standards

Joel Kaplan, April 25, 2012

Commercials on Public Media?

Joel Kaplan, April 17, 2012

KVNF and Political Activism

Joel Kaplan, April 16, 2012

Vitae vs. KUOW, the Verdict

Joel Kaplan, April 4, 2012

Himeni O Hawai'i

Joel Kaplan, April 2, 2012

Vitae Caring Foundation vs. KUOW

Joel Kaplan, March 16, 2012

WAMU in the News

Joel Kaplan, March 2, 2012

Ethics Codes

Joel Kaplan, February 27, 2012

WQED and Transparency

Joel Kaplan, February 8, 2012

Bill Moyers, Masterpiece, and liberal bias

Joel Kaplan, February 3, 2012

This Is Where We Take Our Stand

Joel Kaplan, January 30, 2012

Joe Paterno, Penn State, Editorial Integrity and Public Broadcasting

Joel Kaplan, January 24, 2012

CAMERA Responds to its Portrait

Joel Kaplan, January 18, 2012

2011

Transparency in Fundraising

Joel Kaplan, December 13, 2011

Dialing for Radio Dollars

Joel Kaplan, November 21, 2011

Candid CAMERA

Joel Kaplan, November 9, 2011

Editorial Integrity for Public Media

Joel Kaplan, November 1, 2011

Listeners and Viewers Like You

Joel Kaplan, October 19, 2011

Save FETCH! With Ruff Ruffman

Joel Kaplan, October 11, 2011

Objectivity and Balance and the 2012 Presidential Campaign

Joel Kaplan, September 27, 2011

Labor Dispute at Central Michigan University

Joel Kaplan, September 7, 2011

Greetings

Joel Kaplan, August 24, 2011

CPB Ombudsman Yearender Posting

Ken A. Bode, January 4, 2011

2010

The Firing of Juan Williams: NPR Got It Right

Ken A. Bode, October 25, 2010

Frontline, Katrina and the Ombudsman's Mailbag

Ken A. Bode, August 31, 2010

The NewsHour, July 7: An Interview Gone South

Ken A. Bode, July 27, 2010

Ombudsman's Mailbag, A Potpourri

Ken A. Bode, June 1, 2010

"Obama's Deal:" A Frontline Documentary Worth Watching

Ken A. Bode, May 4, 2010

Ombudsman's Mailbag and Notebook

Ken A. Bode, March 1, 2010

2009

Notes From the CPB Ombudsman

Ken A. Bode, November 9, 2009

WYSO: The Little Station That Could

Ken A. Bode, August 4, 2009

"Now": Forceful, Accurate and Timely

Ken A. Bode, June 12, 2009

Two Fine Documentaries

Ken A. Bode, April 30, 2009

Ombudsman's Mailbag

Ken A. Bode, March 31, 2009

2008

The Infinite Mind: Issues of Transparency and Disclosure

Ken A. Bode, December 12, 2008

On an Important Programming Decision, PBS Has Dropped the Ball

Ken A. Bode, October 20, 2008

2007

In Important Ways, NPR is Keeping the War on the Agenda

Ken A. Bode, December 27, 2007

Impeaching Cheney and Bush: One Side of the Story

Ken A. Bode, July 25, 2007

Bill Moyers, Buying the War: Important But Flawed

Ken A. Bode, May 10, 2007

"Anti-Semitism in the 21st Century: The Resurgence"

Ken A. Bode, March 6, 2007

CAMERA's Request for Review of Two Stories on NPR

Ken A. Bode, January 24, 2007

2006

PBS Follows Through On Commitment to Air Balanced Program

Ken A. Bode, November 27, 2006

"Are You on the NewsHour's Guestlist?" It's a FAIR Question.

Ken A. Bode, October 31, 2006

Armenia, Fairness and Balance, Calling Congress

Ken A. Bode, June 26, 2006

"The Armenian Genocide"

Ken A. Bode, April 28, 2006

Another Look at "Breaking the Silence: The Children's Stories"

Ken A. Bode, January 4, 2006

NOW: Questions of Balance

Ken A. Bode, January 3, 2006

2005

Breaking the Silence Redux

Ken A. Bode, December 19, 2005

"Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues"

William Schulz, December 1, 2005

"Breaking the Silence: Children's Stories"

Ken A. Bode, November 29, 2005

"No Direction Home: Bob Dylan"

Ken A. Bode, October 19, 2005

"Richard Rodgers: The Sweetest of Sounds"

William Schulz, October 19, 2005

The "Assault" on Public Broadcasting

William Schulz, September 13, 2005

The Question Of "Balance"

Ken A. Bode, September 1, 2005

"The Appalachians"

William Schulz, July 6, 2005

Kudos for Mississippi Public TV

Ken A. Bode, June 21, 2005

Ombudsman Operating Manual

Ken A. Bode, June 13, 2005

NPR Reports on Mosul

Ken A. Bode, April 26, 2005

NPR on Mosul

William Schulz, April 26, 2005

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