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Complainant Name:
Mrs S Clough

Clauses Noted: 1, 5, 12

Publication: The Star (Sheffield)

Mrs S Clough complained that a report of her nieces death contained inaccurate and discriminatory details which compounded her familys grief.

The newspaper wrote to the complainant agreeing that reference to her nieces sexuality was insensitive, undertaking to review its procedures in such cases, and apologising sincerely for the distress caused by publication.

Report: 61

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