Dark threats from Daily Mail after I dare to complain about one of their articles

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the UK press!)

Surprise surprise.

The Daily Mail have written to me rejecting my complaint that they bullied and smeared two young children – and revealed their identities – in one of their articles.

You can see my original letter of complaint here:

Complaint to Paul Dacre chair of press code about Paul Dacre Daily Mail editor

In fact, the Daily Mail’s so-called Readers’ Editor was so outraged that I had actually dared to complain about one of their articles that he or she threatened me that I was being “defamatory”:

Your claims that the parents referred to in the article had been ‘targeted’, ‘tricked’ and told ‘lies’ by journalists at The Mail Online are untrue, unsubstantiated and defamatory.

DEFAMATORY:  damaging the good reputation of someone; slanderous or libellous.

In other words – dare to complain to us about one of our articles and we might sue you.

So you’d better shut the…

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