Deborah Howell

Insisting on an Error: The Washington Post – Infallible, or Just in Denial?

The headline over Washington Post Ombudsman Deborah Howell's April 20 column read, "Was 'Excluded' the Wrong Word?" The column itself proved that it was, and yet the ombudsman did not find that a correction was necessary to the assertion that "except for a relatively small Druze population," Israel excludes its Arab citizens from military service.