Press Complaints Commission
spacer spacer
SEARCH FOR     Or try the cases search  
Cases Banner
  spacer
Making a complaint
Code of Practice Information
Cases
Code Advice
 

Complainant Name:
Ms Sarah Thorogood

Clauses Noted: 1, 12

Publication: Daily Mail

Complaint:

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'.

Resolution:

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

Date Published: 20/05/2013



<< Go Back
 
    spacer
Home ] Cases ] Site map ]