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Complainant Name:
Colin Francome

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Independent

Complaint:

Colin Francome, Emeritus Professor at Middlesex University, complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the newspaper had inaccurately described a poll he had commissioned about public opinion on Afghanistan as "an opinion poll for The Independent" in an article reporting its findings.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper amended the online version of the article to make clear that the complainant had commissioned the poll.

Date Published: 17/05/2010



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