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Complainant Name:
Mrs Deborah Burnside

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: North Devon Journal

Complaint:

Mrs Deborah Burnside of Ilfacombe complained that a readers letter had contained a number of inaccuracies with reference to an incident that took place on a dog walk. Specifically, the complainant was concerned that Mrs Mutton the author of the letter had not mentioned the fact that she had acted violently towards the dog owned by the complainants friend and abusively towards the complainant and her friend.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published an edited version of the complainants letter which set out that Mrs Mutton had acted violently and abusively and that as a result the complainant had reported her to the RSPCA.

Report: 73



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