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Complainant Name:
Ms Lynda Mackenzie

Clauses Noted: 12

Publication: Evening Chronicle (Newcastle Upon Tyne)

Complaint:

Ms Lynda Mackenzie of Newcastle Upon Tyne complained that an article about asylum seekers was discriminatory and could lead to tension in the local community.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper sent the complainant a personal letter expressing regret for any offence caused by the article and published several balanced articles on the issue.

Report: 63



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