Jul 222016
 
 July 22, 2016  Breaches, Non-U.S.

Paul Linford reports:

A regional daily has made a donation to charity after being accused of a privacy breach in an inquest report about a teenager who accidentally hanged himself.

The Nottingham Post carried a story in March last year headlined “Teenager accidentally hanged himself by hoodie on gate latch, inquest hears.”

Patricia Cadman complained to the Independent Press Standards Organisation that the story breached Clause 1 (Accuracy), Clause 3 (Privacy) and Clause 5 (Intrusion into grief or shock) of the Editors’ Code of Practice.

 

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