Clauses Noted: 1
Publication: The Sun
Mr Steven Wren complained to the Press Complaints Commission under Clause 1 (Accuracy) about an article, which claimed that Middlesbrough FC fans had a mini-riot after a game against Ipswich FC was called off. The complainant had written to the newspaper outlining his concerns. However, he never received a reply.
The complaint was resolved when the PCC negotiated the removal of the online article and a private letter of apology from the newspaper explaining the reasons for its failure to make direct contact with the complainant.
Date Published: 22/06/2012
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