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Complainant Name:
A man

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Guardian

Complaint:

A man complained that an article in the Comment Is Free section of the newspaper’s website was inaccurate when it stated that the “conflict in Northern Ireland…cost more lives than the Americans lost in Vietnam”.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper – which explained that the omission of the word “proportionately” had led to the error – amended the article and added a note to it making clear the nature of the revision.

Report: 78



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