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'New York Times' Weighs Ombudsman Job

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'New York Times' Weighs Ombudsman Job

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'New York Times' Weighs Ombudsman Job

'New York Times' Weighs Ombudsman Job

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After much-publicized problems with reporter Jayson Blair and others, The New York Times is considering naming an ombudsman to oversee news ethics. It's a move the paper has rejected in the past. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with Michael Getler, ombudsman at The Washington Post.