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Complainant Name:
Ms Lisa McMullan

Clauses Noted: 3

Publication: Edinburgh Eevning News

Complaint:

Ms Lisa McMullan complained to the Press Complaints Commission, under Clause 3 (Privacy) of the Editors' Code of Practice, about the publication of her name and photograph in an article which reported on a tribunal's findings in relation to her former partner.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved after the PCC negotiated the removal of the online article and photograph from the newspaper's archive, as well as an assurance from the newspaper that they would only seek to contact her in the future under exceptional circumstances.

Date Published: 21/02/2014



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