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Complainant Name:
Mr Gray O'Brien

Clauses Noted: 1, 3

Publication: Daily Mirror

Complaint:

Mr Gray O'Brien, an actor from the TV show Coronation Street, complained that an article had reported private medical information without consent and had suggested, inaccurately, that the programme's filming schedules had been disrupted by his absences from work.

Resolution:

The matter was resolved when the newspaper, which expressed concern that its article had upset the complainant, agreed to remove the report from its website and place a warning on its electronic archive that journalists should contact its legal department before any repetition of the information.

Report: 77



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