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Questions or Concerns? NPR Ombudsman Responds

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NPR ombudsman Lisa Shepard shares some of the listener phone calls and e-mails she has received in recent weeks. Some listeners took issue with NPR's coverage of the apparent suicide death of "D.C. Madam" Deborah Jean Palfrey — how detailed or graphic should news coverage be?

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