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Complainant Name:
Mr Kevin Shields

Clauses Noted: 5

Publication: Spalding Target

Complaint:

Mr Kevin Shields of Spalding complained that a photograph showing the scene after a road accident where his daughter had been killed had intruded into his and his family’s grief.

Resolution:

Although the newspaper did not accept that the Code had been breached, the complaint was resolved when the Acting Editor sent a private letter to the complainant, expressing regret that the photograph had caused additional distress.

Report: 76



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