Councils 'struggle for fair hearing' at press watchdog

September 2009
Community Care;9/3/2009, Issue 1785, p11
The article reports that Edinburgh Council is facing a challenge regarding inaccurate reporting on social work because the Press Complaints Commission (PCC) favours newspapers. The allegations have been rejected by Stephen Abell, deputy director of the PCC. An Edinburgh Council spokesperson says that it had been deemed appropriate to conclude the complaint by having the edited letter published.


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