Ombudsman's Report: April 2005

Highlights

  • 6,102 emails received since January 31, 2005

E-mail by subject

Ombudsman's Web site column 779
Bias (left/right) 61
Corrections to programs 36
General information (tapes, transcripts, sources) 182
Hoaxes 52
Story ideas/commentaries 388
Investigative journalism 3
Ombudsman's inquiries 235
Legal (permissions, ref. to General Counsel) 151
LPFM 1
Middle East 180
NPR/hosts/program comments 3174
Armstrong Williams 9
Bob Edwards 57
Tavis Smiley 16
Online 105
Politics 90
"NPR is too leftwing" 33
"NPR is too rightwing" 66
Station Issues 96
Underwriting/funding 32
Wal-Mart 47

Jeffrey Dvorkin
Office of the Ombudsman
May 6, 2005