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Complainant Name:
Ms Kate Snell

Clauses Noted: 1, 2, 4

Publication: The Mail on Sunday


Ms Kate Snell complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the newspaper had breached Clause 1 (Accuracy), Clause 2 (Opportunity to reply) and Clause 4 (Harassment) of the Editors' Code of Practice.

The newspaper hade published two articles, which reported allegations that the complainant had surreptitiously recorded footage from a private video without permission, an allegation which the complainant denied.


The complaint was resolved when the PCC negotiated the removal of the allegation from the online reports.

Date Published: 31/01/2014

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