Decision: Louise Yasinchuk vs Timmins Daily Press

Issue: accuracy and fair representation in court reporting

For immediate release – The National NewsMedia Council dismissed a complaint about bias, inaccuracy and a lack of opportunity to provide a response related to the Timmins Daily Press article, “Perp avoids jail while victim haunted by assault”.

The complainant, Louise Yasinchuk, says the article in question was about her son. The issues considered in this complaint were accuracy and fair representation when reporting on court proceedings.

Read the decision here.