Press Complaints Commission
spacer spacer
SEARCH FOR     Or try the cases search  
Cases Banner
  spacer
Making a complaint
Code of Practice Information
Cases
Code Advice
 

Complainant Name:
Mrs Beryl Webberley

Clauses Noted: 1, 3

Publication: Ilkeston Advertiser

Complaint:

Mrs Beryl Webberley complained that an article about the theft of birdbath from her garden contained inaccuracies and had included her personal details without consent.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper wrote a private letter to the complainant in addition to publishing the following apology:

The Ilkeston Advertiser would like to apologise to Mrs Beryl Webberley for any distress which was caused by her personal details being used in the newspaper as part of the article about a birdbath being stolen from her garden.

Report: 79



<< Go Back
 
    spacer
Home ] Cases ] Site map ]