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Complainant Name:
Mrs Charmaine Wainwright

Clauses Noted: 1, 3, 6

Publication: Daily Mail

Complaint:
Mrs Charmaine Wainwright of Sheffield complained that an article on the medicine Stattera – which is used to treated Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – referred to her son’s case history and included a photograph of him which, when juxtaposed with the headline, incorrectly suggested that he had committed suicide.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the newspaper removed the case history and the photograph from its internal records and wrote a private letter of apology to the complainant’s son.

Report: 72



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