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Complainant Name:
Mr Stuart Ayres

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Guernsey Press and Star

Complaint:

Mr Stuart Ayres, on behalf of Channel Islands Data Services Ltd., complained that the newspaper had published letters and an article that made inaccurate allegations against the company; that the company had not been given an opportunity to respond to the letters before publication; that the newspaper had not adequately verified the identity of the letter writer; and that the company's letter requesting a correction had been published as a letter without prior permission.

Resolution:

The matter was resolved when the newspaper gave an undertaking to contact the company for comment in future in all appropriate circumstances.

Report: 80



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