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Complainant Name:
Mr James Mills

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Cambridge News


Mr James Mills complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the newspaper had published a misleading image. The newspaper had reported that it had the "first pictures" of an incident in which a man had driven his mobility scooter on an A-road. In fact, the image was of a similar incident which had taken place four years previously.


The complaint was resolved when the newspaper removed the image from the online article and appended the following note:

"The photo was obtained by us in good faith. We are grateful to readers for bringing its origin to our attention and have removed it. We are looking at our procedures for checking submitted pictures. Rachel Extance, digital editor".

Date Published: 15/08/2013

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