ESPN ombud signs off, explains column's 'spotty presence'

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It appears we'll never find out what Don Ohlmeyer thinks about ESPN staffers' controversial shoe deals. He recently posted his final column with an apology "for the spotty presence ... the past six months," and explained that "I've been dealing with some health issues that have prevented me from meeting some of my deadlines in that time." || July 2009: Don Ohlmeyer succeeds Le Anne Schreiber as ESPN ombud.

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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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