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Complainant Name:
Ms Sarah Thorogood

Clauses Noted: 1, 12

Publication: Daily Mail


Ms Sarah Thorogood complained to the Press Complaints Commission about an article which she considered to have been inaccurate and discriminatory in breach of Clauses 1 (Accuracy) and 12 (Discrimination) of the Editors' Code of Practice.

The complainant objected to the article's headline, which claimed that a swimmer had been left ‘steaming as naturists [invaded a] sauna'.


The complaint was resolved when the PCC negotiated the amendment of the online headline.

Date Published: 20/05/2013

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