Associated titles launch corrections columns

Paul Dacre introduces new 'corrections and clarifications' column, after appearance before Leveson I

The Daily Mail today launched the page two "corrections and clarifications" column announced by editor Paul Dacre at the Leveson Inquiry last week.

It also featured in today's edition of the Metro and yesterday's Mail on Sunday. Both titles are also part of the Associated Newspapers stable, forwhich Dacre is editor in chief.

Introducing the new column, the Daily Mail said: "The average issue of the Daily Mail contains around 80,000 words -- the equivalent of a paperback book -- most of which are written on the day under tremendous pressure of deadlines . . "

Read more at the Press Gazette.