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Complainant Name:
Mr Paulo Reis

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Daily Mail

Complaint:

Mr Paulo Reis, a Portuguese journalist, complained about an inaccurate headline, for an article about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, containing the claim that a potential witness had “repeatedly phoned police in Portugal”. As the article itself made clear, the person concerned had been telephoning Spanish police.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper amended the headline of the online version and corrected its internal records.

Report: 75



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