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Complainant Name:
Ms Janet Lawrence

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Evening Standard


Janet Lawrence of Middlesex complained that an article had inaccurately described her as a “prostitute” who worked under the alias of “Mistress Alana”.


The newspaper said it had relied on information from an anonymous source. The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published the complainant’s denial in the following clarification:

Further to the article “Prostitute arrested in animal rights raid” on 10 May we would like to make clear that Janet Lawrence denies having any connection to prostitution or the Mistress Alana alias.

Report: 75

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