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Omblog: October, 2011

Posted at 08:05 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Reader Meter: Hatchets, tweets, kitties, and stickers

Post readers were most agitated this week by stories on Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), tweets by Right Turn blogger Jennifer Rubin, photos of kitty cats at an Occupy Wall Street event, and advertising stickers on the front page.

By Patrick B. Pexton  |  08:05 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 10/25/2011

Post Roast: GOP field not so unified on Iraq

At least two Republican candidates for president, Ron Paul and Gary Johnson, agree with President Obama that troops should be brought home from Iraq this year.

By Patrick B. Pexton  |  02:52 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 10/21/2011

Reader Meter: Profanity, the 99%, and the 9-9-9

Post readers on profanity, coverage of the Occupy Wall Street protests, and a better understanding of Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 plan.

By Patrick B. Pexton  |  06:30 PM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 PM ET, 10/19/2011

Profanity and The Post: The nays have it

Readers and callers to the ombudsman say they want Post content to steer clear of foul language.

By Patrick B. Pexton  |  08:30 PM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 10/18/2011

Post Roast: Getting the name wrong, and other copy-editing blunders

The Post messes up the name of one of the country’s largest environmental groups.

By Patrick B. Pexton  |  03:54 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Reader Meter: Crosswords, Gary Johnson, and faster and more furious

Post readers tell the ombudsman they like the new, larger crossword puzzle, sort of; that Gary Johnson should have been included in the presidential debate; and that they want more coverage of Operation Fast and Furious

By Patrick B. Pexton  |  07:22 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 10/13/2011

Did The Post single-track the Orange Line chaos?

Readers complain about Metro’s response to the partial shutdown.

By Patrick B. Pexton  |  05:41 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 10/12/2011

Paratroopers invade The Post

A Northrop Grumman ad startled many readers this week.

By Patrick B. Pexton  |  04:33 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 10/07/2011

Reader Meter: Rick Perry, Fast and Furious, and problems reporting problems

More coverage of Fast and Furious, Wall Street protests and other hot topics.

By Patrick B. Pexton  |  06:10 PM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 10/06/2011

Missing facts in Post stories

Even very good Post stories sometimes leave out, or make you wait a long time, before revealing some basic facts.

By Patrick B. Pexton  |  04:38 PM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 10/03/2011

Post Roast: Scalia not dead, but bodies usually are

A mistake in a photo might have led readers to think he was.

By Patrick B. Pexton  |  06:01 PM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 09/30/2011

Reader Meter: Protests, myths, and picking fights

Post readers want more coverage of the “Occupy Wall Street” protests, fewer judgmental news stories, and more facts about millionaires

By Patrick B. Pexton  |  03:50 PM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)


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