A correction is a formal acknowledgement that something has been published that contains an error. An apology is a formal acknowledgement that one has done something wrong. Together, a correction and apology cover the legal basis for admitting that something has been published that is inaccurate and for admitting that one is at fault.
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A legal document that provides a template for a correction and apology to be made by a newspaper publisher, following a complaint by a person claiming to have been defamed.