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Complainant Name:
Mr Joe Hughes

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Sun

Complaint:

Mr Joe Hughes complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the newspaper had incorrectly claimed that a still from a video, showing a man tumbling across a room on a rocking boat, depicted a scene from the Costa Concordia. The video had in fact been available on YouTube since 2010.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the PCC negotiated the publication of the following wording:

A report on January 21 on the Costa Concordia shipwreck included a small picture of a man tumbling on a rocking ship. The vessel was not the Concordia. We regret the error.

Date Published: 19/03/2012



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