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Complainant Name:
Mr and Mrs Harkin

Clauses Noted: 6

Publication: Kilmarnock Standard

Complaint:

Mr and Mrs Harkin of Kilmarnock complained that their fifteen-year-old son had been quoted in an article without their consent.

Resolution:

The newspaper apologised to the complainants and assured them that no further reference would be made to their son in the context of the story. The editor also took the matter up with senior staff to avoid similar mistakes being made in the future.

Report: 74



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