Apologise for defamation

About this business activity

An apology for defamation can help to remedy a false assertion and repair damage to one's reputation.

Standard Contract For Defamation Correction And Apology

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.

What to watch out for

  • A correction and apology should be made following a complaint by a person claiming to have been defamed by a newspaper publisher.
  • The template should include the following information:
  • The name of the newspaper
  • The date of the publication
  • The page number on which the article appeared
  • The headline of the article
  • A statement that the newspaper accepts that the article was defamatory of the person named in the complaint
  • An apology to the person for the distress and damage caused by the publication of the article
  • A statement that the newspaper will not repeat the allegations contained in the article
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    Relevant Contract Types

    πŸ–ŠοΈ Correction and apology

    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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