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Complainant Name:
Ms Christine McKenzie

Clauses Noted: 1, 6

Publication: The Herald (Glasgow)

Complaint:
Ms Christine McKenzie complained that an article intruded into the privacy of her young child and was inaccurate.

Resolution:

The newspaper wrote directly to the complainant apologising for the distress that had been caused and acknowledging that, had it known the full background of the story, the article would not have been published. A note was attached to its electronic library files to the effect that details about the complainantís son must not be repeated without gaining the permission of the complainant herself.

Report: 69



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