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Complainant Name:
Mrs Joanne Terry

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Daily Telegraph

Complaint:

Mrs Joanne Terry, wife of the late PC Ian Terry, complained to the Press Complaints Commission through Greater Manchester Police that an article about a BBC apology for a news report which used his photograph inappropriately had repeated the image. She said that the article had intruded into the family's grief.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when - in addition to the removal of the image from the newspaper's photographic archive - the PCC negotiated the publication of the following apology:

PC Ian Terry

Our report (19 March), about complaints following a BBC news report that included PC Terry's photograph, was accompanied by an image that caused distress to his family and colleagues and for this we apologise.

Date Published: 10/05/2010



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