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Complainant Name:
Mr Simon Li

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Metro


Mr Simon Li complained on behalf of Ms Nia Price to the Press Complaints Commission, under Clause 1 (Accuracy) of the Editors' Code of Practice, that the newspaper had used a stock image to illustrate an article about students' sexual, drinking and drug taking habits. The complainant was concerned that the article gave the misleading impression that the individuals featured in photograph were relevant to content of the story.


The complaint was resolved after the PCC negotiated the removal of the article from the newspaper's website.

Date Published: 30/05/2014

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