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Complainant Name:
A woman

Clauses Noted: 6

Publication: Sunderland Echo

Complaint:

A woman complained that the newspaper had published, in its ‘Search Party’ column, a request for information about her daughter from the girl’s estranged aunt. The column included the full name and age of her daughter and provided contact details for the aunt.

Resolution:

The newspaper apologised for the distress it had caused and reviewed its policy for the column. As a result of the complaint, the newspaper has undertaken not to publish any more appeals for children.

Report: 62



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