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Yeah, my brother has been extremely damaged as people have mailing him via social networking accusing him of rape etc and today he has been notified by our family in Samoa that the Wairarapa Times contacted Samoa media trying to fix the mistake but instead Samoa has published that James Fruean is not the rapist but Joseph Fruean(my brother) is the accused
Do you have any reccomendations of who we can contact? It is even worse that we are in Australia and having to deal to this
He is embarrassed to even go back to New Zealand or Samoa because of this
So far he has expressed that he is feeling depressed over this and has no idea where to turn from here. The Editor contacted him saying he will print him a formal apology but I suggested to him not to accept anything yet as they might see it as him accepting that that will be good enough
Are there any laws that outline the use of pictures in publications such as this? i.e the source and legitimacy of photo's and personell?
Should we be collecting the articles from Samoa etc? Our family is sending us copies today
The source of their printing has come from the Wairarapa Times so its been a snow ball affect so far. Do you think we will be looking at having to come over to New Zealand to deal with this ultimately?
OK I will email Peter Mcknight now and also follow up with a call later this afternoon. You have been such a great help, thank you so much.
Is it true that we only have 5working days after publication to address this before it becomes void?
OK great thanks so much Chris I will get on to contacting Peter
Thank y ou again for your help
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