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Complainant Name:
A woman

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Sun

Complaint:

A woman complained that an article about a paranoid schizophrenic who had been detained under the Mental Health Act had referred to him being “caged”.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper – which regretted that the word had been used – apologised to the complainant and reminded its sub-editors of the appropriate language when covering issues of mental health.

Report: 79



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