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Complainant Name:
Mr Andrew Laughton

Clauses Noted: 1, 12

Publication: Daily Mirror

Complaint:

Mr Andrew Laughton of East Yorkshire complained that the newspaper had incorrectly suggested that sexual deviancy was a mental illness. He was also concerned that an individual named in the article was referred to as a “schizo”.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper annotated its records to reflect the concerns on the use of the word “schizo”.

Report: 75



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