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Complainant Name:
Zak Golombeck

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Daily Mail

Complaint:

Zak Golombeck complained that the newspaper reported that a teenager was successful in her appeal to wear traditional Muslim dress to school when this was not the case.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper informed the complainant, via the PCC, that it had already addressed a direct complaint from the school involved. The newspaper had: written to the school to apologise for the error; corrected the online story; annotated its cuttings; and published a prominent correction.

Report: 80



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