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Complainant Name:
A woman

Clauses Noted: 3

Publication: Caterham & District Advertiser

Complaint:

A woman complained that a report of a garden waste fire in which her husband had been injured had named her and her husband against her wishes. Further, the news editor had failed to call her prior to publication, despite the assurances of the reporter.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved after the Editor wrote to the complainant confirming that the article had been deleted from the newspaper’s records, and apologising that the news editor had failed to call before publication.

Report: 75



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