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Washington Post Ombudsman Patrick Pexton

For the last four decades, the Washington Post -- like many other newspapers around the country -- has employed an independent ombudsman to serve as a reader representative and critic. But the Post may soon follow in the footsteps of news organizations across the country by eliminating the position when the term of the current ombudsman ends this month. Washington Post ombudsman Patrick Pexton joins us in studio to explore the role of his position in the modern media landscape and the challenges facing newspapers in today's economic environment.

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