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Complainant Name:
Mrs Angela Ford

Clauses Noted: 5

Publication: Express & Star (Wolverhampton)


Mrs Angela Ford complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the newspaper had reported, in breach of Clause 5 (Intrusion into grief or shock) of the Editors' Code of Practice, that her uncle had died, before the family had been notified of his death.


The complaint was resolved when the newspaper wrote a private letter of apology to the complainant.

Date Published: 16/01/2013

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