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Complainant Name:
Mr and Mrs Potts

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Rock Sound

Mr and Mrs Potts from Douglas, Isle of Man, complained that a letter and an advertisement purporting to come from their son were in fact submitted by his schoolfriends as a prank.

The editor accepted that the submissions were not genuine, wrote to the boy to apologise and published a letter of explanation from one of the true authors along with an apology from the magazine.

Report: 57

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