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Complainant Name:
Ms Kate Fawcett

Clauses Noted: 1, 10

Publication: The Sun

Complaint:

Ms Kate Fawcett complained to the Press Complaints Commission on behalf of her son, Guy Sheridan, under the terms of Clauses 1 (Accuracy) and 10 (Clandestine devices and subterfuge) of the Editors' Code of Practice.

The complainant alleged that a photograph of her son - which was included in the article - had been taken after a reporter misrepresented herself.

Resolution:

While the newspaper did not accept the complainant's version of events, the complaint was resolved when the PCC was able to negotiate the removal of the online article.

Date Published: 18/06/2013



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