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Complainant Name:
Mrs Raqual Harper-Titchener

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Southport Visiter

Complaint:

Mrs Raqual Harper-Titchener, widow of Major Matthew Titchener who was killed in Iraq in 2003, complained that an article was inaccurate when it stated that she had remarried.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published the following apology to the complainant:

‘In a report in The Southport Visiter of October 5th, headlined Honour for Serviceman, the Southport Visiter incorrectly stated that Mrs Raqual Harper-Titchener had remarried. We apologise unreservedly to Mrs Harper-Titchener, her family and any members of her late husband’s family for any distress caused by this error’.

Report: 76



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