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Complainant Name:
Mrs Dorothy Boothroyd

Clauses Noted: 3, 5, 9

Publication: Yorkshire Evening Post

Complaint:
Mrs Dorothy Boothroyd of Leeds complained that a photograph which depicted her late husband in hospital, intruded into the couple’s privacy and her subsequent grief and shock following his death.

Resolution:
The News Editor personally apologised to the complainant explained that he had been unaware of the complaints relating to the image as previously published in a number of national newspapers and gave an assurance that the photograph would not be used again.

Report: 52



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