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Complainant Name:
Mr James Hamilton

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Sunday Post

Mr James Hamilton of Perthshire complained that the newspaper had published a library photograph of him sitting at a computer in order to illustrate a story about students using the Internet to cheat at exams. Mr Hamilton who has not been a student or involved in putting information on the Internet had no connection to the matter.

The complaint was resolved when the editor spoke to the complainant and wrote a letter of apology and explanation.

Report: 65

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