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Complainant Name:
Ms N Niebergall

Clauses Noted: 1, 6

Publication: News Shopper (Bromley)

Complaint:
Ms N Niebergall of Kent complained that the newspaper had published a photograph of her son with a request for information as to his identity. She thought that this may have suggested to readers that he was involved in criminal activity.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the newspaper which made clear that the article and headline made no reference to the reason for which the identity of the child was being requested sent a private letter of apology to the complainant and undertook to take her concerns into account in future.

Report: 71



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