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Ernie Gates

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Washington DC, Williamsburg VA
Ombudsman — Stars and Stripes
As seen in: Stars and Stripes

After 30 years in journalism, I'm here to hold Stars and Stripes accountable for news values and to protect its independence as a First Amendment enterprise.

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Sep 08, 2015

Helping his combat brothers expose a lie about a soldier's death in the Korengal beats un-publishing the false tale.  http://www.stripes.com/opinion/ombudsman/chasing-down-a-korengal-lie-shows-why-publishing-beats-un-publishing-1.366899 

Jun 14, 2014

I'm usually the Complaint Department, but I don't expect many complaints about these Stripes stories: Heroes 2014.  http://ow.ly/y1Nin 

May 16, 2014

'Unpublishing' is no longer unthinkable but it's almost always unacceptable.  http://www.stripes.com/opinion/ombudsman 

Feb 01, 2014

Great time-lapse video by Hendrick Simoes and Navy accomplices. 2,800-ton bridge moved in place to link NSA Bahrain.  http://www.stripes.com/1.264882