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Complainant Name:
A woman

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Evening Standard

Complaint:

A woman complained that the newspaper had published a photograph of her whilst she was removing graffiti from a bus stop and inaccurately suggested that she was in fact the perpetrator of the vandalism.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published a correction and apology, which the complainant had requested to be anonymous. The wording was as follows:


Graffiti report

In a report on 19 June it was said that a woman was pictured writing graffiti at a bus stop. She was in fact removing it. We are happy to clarify this and apologise for any embarrassment.

Report: 75



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