Complaint Decisions

This is the complete list of complaint decisions – adjudications – by IMPRESS.

Click on the titles for a summary of each Complaint Adjudication.

2019

463/2019 Mr Stuart Campbell and The Ferret (online)
Publication: The Ferret
Date of complaint: 29 July 2019
Date complaint accepted:  31 July 2019
Date of adjudication: 16 August 2019
Relevant clauses: Accuracy 1.2 and 1.4 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint dismissed. No breach.
463/2019 > Download the full complaint adjudication

222/2019 Mr Chris Rodger and Brixton Bugle
Publication: Brixton Bugle
Date of complaint: 24 May 2019
Date complaint accepted:  11 June 2019
Date of adjudication15 July 2019
Relevant clauses: Accuracy 1.1 and 1.2 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint dismissed. No breach.
222/2019 > Download the full complaint adjudication

206/2019 Mr Tom Watson and The SKWAWKBOX
Publication: The SKWAWKBOX
Date of complaint: 12 March 2019
Date complaint accepted:  03 April 2019
Date of adjudication: 03 May 2019
Relevant clauses: Harassment 5.1 and Privacy 7.1 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint dismissed. No breach.
206/2019 > Download the full complaint adjudication

182/2018 Mr Paul Hearst and Evolve Politics
Publication: Evolve Politics
Date of complaint: 06 November 2018
Date complaint accepted: 20 December 2018
Date of adjudication: 13 February 2019
Relevant clauses: Accuracy 1.1 and 1.2 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint upheld. Breach of Clauses 1.1 and 1.2. Publisher to publish the full adjudication.
182/2018 > Download the full complaint adjudication

2018

173/2018 Ms Moira McLaughlin and The SKWAWKBOX
Publication: The SKWAWKBOX
Date of complaint: 06 September 2018
Date complaint accepted: 17 October 2018
Date of adjudication: 21 December 2018
Relevant clauses: Accuracy 1.4 and Harassment 5.2 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint upheld in part. Breach of Clause 1.4. No breach of Clause 5.2. Publisher to publish correction alongside the full adjudication.
173/2018 > Download the full complaint adjudication

171/2018 Mr Wes Streeting and The SKWAWKBOX
Publication: The SKWAWKBOX
Date of complaint: 17 August 2018
Date complaint accepted: 03 September 2018
Date of Adjudication: 19 November 2018
Relevant Clauses: Accuracy 1.1, 1.2 and 1.4 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint upheld in part. Breach of Clause 1.1. No breach of Clause 1.2 and 1.4. Publisher to publish the full adjudication.
171/2018 > Download the full complaint adjudication

147/2018 Mr Luke Smith and Evolve Politics
Publication: Evolve Politics
Date of complaint: 29 April 2018
Date complaint accepted: 26 September 2018
Date of Adjudication: 31 October 2018
Relevant Clauses: Accuracy 1.2 and 1.4 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint dismissed. No breach.
147/2018 > Download the full complaint adjudication

148/2018 A person (the Complainant) and Byline
Publication: Byline
Date of complaint: 18 May 2018
Date complaint accepted: 21 May 2018
Date of djudication: 28 August 2018
Relevant Clauses: Harassment 5.1; Justice 6.3; and Privacy 7.2 of the IMPRESS Standards Code.
Outcome: Complaint dismissed. No breach.
148/2018 > Download the full complaint adjudication

151/2018 Mr Graham Hindson and The SKWAWKBOX
Publication: The SKWAWKBOX
Date of complaint: 04 June 2018
Date complaint accepted: 04 June 2018
Date of Adjudication: 18 July 2018
Relevant Clauses: Accuracy 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint dismissed. No breach.
151/2018 > Download the full complaint adjudication

103/2017 Cllr Owens and Cllr John and Llanelli Online
Publication: Llanelli Online
Date of complaint: 6 November 2017
Date complaint accepted: 25 April 2018
Date of Adjudication: 14 June 2018
Relevant Clauses: Accuracy 1 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Dismissed. No breach.
103/2017 > Download the full complaint adjudication

119/2018 Mr Graham Hindson and The SKWAWKBOX
Publication: The SKWAWKBOX
Date of complaint: 21 January 2018
Date complaint accepted: 14 February 2018
Date of Adjudication: 08 May 2018
Relevant Clauses: Accuracy 1.1, 1.2 and 1.4 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint upheld in part. Breach of Clause 1.2. Publisher to publish a short homepage correction with a link to the full adjudication
119/2018 > Download the full complaint adjudication

111/2017 Mr Graham Hindson and The SKWAWKBOX
Publication: The SKWAWKBOX
Date of complaint: 11 December 2017
Date complaint accepted: 19 January 2018
Date of adjudication: 09 March 2018
Relevant Clauses: Accuracy 1.2 and 1.3 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint dismissed. No breach.
111/2017 > Download the full complaint adjudication

117/2018 Mr Graham Hindson and The Canary
Publication: The Canary
Date of complaint: 10 January 2018
Date complaint accepted: 24 January 2018
Date of adjudication: 05 March 2018
Relevant clauses: Accuracy 1.2 and 1.4 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint upheld in part. Breach of Clause 1.4
117/2018 > Download the full complaint adjudication

106/2017 Mr Graham Hindson and The SKWAWKBOX
Publication: The SKWAWKBOX
Date of complaint: 29 November 2017
Date complaint accepted: 13 December 2017
Date of Adjudication: 01 March 2018
Relevant Clauses: Accuracy 1.1, 1.3 and 1.4 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint dismissed. No breach.
106/2017 > Download the full complaint adjudication

091/2017 Mr Simon Just and Byline
Publication: Byline
Date of complaint: 5 October 2017
Date complaint accepted: 7 November 2017
Date of Adjudication: 23 January 2018
Relevant Clauses: Accuracy 1.1 and 1.2 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint upheld. Breach of Clauses 1.1 and 1.2. Publisher to publish a short homepage correction with a link to the full adjudication
091/2017 > Download the full complaint adjudication

2017

093/2017 Mr Christopher Grey and The SKWAWKBOX
Publication: The SKWAWKBOX
Date of complaint: 13 October 2017
Date complaint accepted: 6 November 2017
Date of Adjudication: 15 December 2017
Relevant Clauses: Accuracy 1.4 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint upheld. Breach of Clause 1.4. Publisher to publish a short homepage correction with a link to the full adjudication.
093/2017 > Download the full complaint adjudication

087/2017 Mr Jamie Thunder and The Canary
Publication: The Canary
Date of complaint: 06 October 2017
Date complaint accepted: 2 November 2017
Date of Adjudication: 13 December 2017
Relevant Clauses: Accuracy 1.1, 1.2 and 1.4 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint upheld. Breach of Clauses 1.1, 1.2 and 1.4. Publisher to publish a short homepage correction with a link to the full adjudication
087/2017 > Download the full complaint adjudication

096/2017 Mr Graham Hindson and The SKWAWKBOX
Publication: The SKWAWKBOX
Date of complaint: 23 October 2017
Date complaint accepted: 1 November 2017
Date of Adjudication: 1 December 2017
Relevant Clauses: Accuracy 1.1 and 1.3 of the IMPRESS Standards Code
Outcome: Complaint upheld in part. Breach of Clauses 1.3. Publisher to publish a short homepage correction with a link to the full adjudication
096/2017 > Download the full complaint adjudication

055/2017 Mr Paul Trotman and Caerphilly Media Limited
Publication: Caerphilly Observer
Date of complaint: 5 May 2017
Date complaint accepted: 30 April 2017
Date of Adjudication: 11 July 2017
Relevant Clauses: Clause 1 Accuracy (i) and (ii) of the Editors’ Code
Outcome: Complaint dismissed. No breach.
055/2017 > Download the full complaint adjudication