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Complainant Name:
Mrs Elly Saunders

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Western Gazette

Complaint:

Mrs Elly Saunders complained to the Press Complaints Commission under Clause 1 (Accuracy) of the Editors' Code of Practice that an article reporting on her estranged husband's assault conviction had misled readers as to the seriousness of the offence, wrongly portraying the assault as a trivial incident.

Resolution:

The matter was resolved when the editor wrote privately to the complainant.

Date Published: 08/08/2012



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