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Complainant Name:
Mr P Treble and Mrs K Hackett

Clauses Noted: 6

Publication: Coventry Telegraph

Complaint:
Mr P Treble and Mrs K Hackett, both of Coventry, complained that their children’s names had been published alongside a photograph after the newspaper’s reporter had been specifically told that names were not to be published. They claimed that the publication of the names put their children’s safety at risk.

Resolution:
The editor wrote letters to Mr Treble and Mrs Hackett offering his apologies for any distress caused by the publication of their children’s names, and accepting that his newspaper had acted inappropriately.

Report: 53



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