Decided by the Press Council on referral by the Press Ombudsman

Coulter and the Irish Independent

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Posted on: 27-Mar-2009
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The Press Council has decided not to uphold a complaint by Ms Carol Coulter about the Irish Independent.

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Complainants and the Irish Independent

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Posted on: 10-Oct-2008
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The Press Council of Ireland has upheld a complaint against the Irish Independent that an article entitled “Africa is giving nothing to anyone – apart from AIDS” published on 10th July 2008 was in breach of Principle 8 (Incitement to Hatred) of the Code of Practice for Newspapers and Periodicals in that it was likely to cause grave offence.

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French and the Irish Daily Star Sunday

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Posted on: 18-Apr-2008
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The Press Council of Ireland has found in favour of Mrs Janet French in her complaint against the Irish Star Sunday, that an interview dealing with the death of her daughter Ms Katy French, published on 6 January 2008, was in breach of Principle 3 of the Code of Practice (Fairness and Honesty). In respect of a further complaint, that the interview was in breach of Principle 5.3 (Privacy), the Press Council found in favour of the newspaper.

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