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Complainant Name:
Ms Beverly Callard v The Sun

Clauses Noted: 3

Publication: The Sun

Complaint:

Ms Beverly Callard, an actress on Coronation Street, complained through the ITV press office that the newspaper had reported on her return to work after an absence. She was concerned that the paper had drawn unnecessary attention to the reason for her absence.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper which made clear that it had deliberately not published personal information about Ms Callard undertook not to refer to any details of why she had been away from work (until she spoke about them herself).

Report: 79



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