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Complainant Name:
Mr David Fortune

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Clitheroe Advertiser and Times

Complaint:
Mr David Fortune of Blackburn complained that a letter had been published in favour of a controversial proposed woodland burial ground from a person who did not appear to exist.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the newspaper accepted that it most likely had been deceived in this instance and made clear that its procedures for the verification of email correspondence had been tightened accordingly.

Report: 72



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