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Complainant Name:
Mr Samuel Munro

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Daily Mail

Complaint:

Mr Samuel Munro complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the article, reporting on the Laacher See volcano in Germany, had breached Clause 1 (Accuracy) of the Editors' Code of Practice. The complainant considered the assertion that the volcano was about to erupt had not been supported by sufficient evidence or expert opinions.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the PCC negotiated the removal of the article.

Date Published: 23/02/2012



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