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Complainant Name:
Miss Kelly Robbie

Clauses Noted: 3, 5, 6

Publication: Daily Echo (Bournemouth)


Miss Kelly Robbie complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the newspaper had published a photograph of her son, and details of his medical condition, in an article about his father's death, in breach of Clause 3 (Privacy), Clause 5 (Intrusion into grief and shock) and Clause 6 (Children) of the Editors' Code of Practice.


The newspaper responded, apologising to the complainant and agreeing not to use the unpixellated image of her child. The complainant was satisfied with the response, and the complaint resolved on this basis.

Date Published: 21/02/2014

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