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Complainant Name:
Mr Paul Dixon

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Journal (Newcastle)

Mr Paul Dixon of Throckley complained that the newspaper had published a letter about civil service standards which purported to be from him.

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper accepted that the letter had not been verified prior to publication. The newspaper published a correction and unreserved apology to the complainant in addition to sending him a private letter of apology.

Report: 71

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