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Complainant Name:
Paul Cooke

Clauses Noted: 1, 3

Publication: Daily Mail


Paul Cooke, father of Danielle Cooke who sadly died in a fall at the Madejski Stadium, complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the newspaper published an article reporting the death which had misquoted him and included a personal photograph from a family holiday. The complainant was concerned that Clauses 1 (Accuracy) and 3 (Privacy) of the Editors' Code of Practice had been breached.


The complaint was resolved when the newspaper removed the photograph and quotation attributed to the complainant from the online article.

Date Published: 01/03/2013

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