Ombudsman's Report: October 2004
- 36,550 emails received since July 2004.
- NPR's election coverage has elicited many responses -- both left and right.
- Bob Edwards' departure still evokes responses from many listeners.
- NPR's Middle East coverage remains problematic for some listeners.
E-mail by subject
|Ombudsman's Web site column||3004|
|Corrections to programs||34|
|General information (tapes, transcripts)||1174|
|Legal (permissions, ref. to General Counsel)||68|
|O'Reilly vs Gross||19|
|Political coverage (general comments)||1621||Anti-Bush||213|
|Criticisms of NPR as too Conservative||2606|
|Criticisms of NPR as too Liberal||731|
|John Ridley/swing voter||141|
Office of the Ombudsman
October 15, 2004