(not satire – it’s the UK gutter press)
UPDATE: you can see the Mail’s reply – including veiled threats – here.
Mr Paul Dacre
Chair of the Editor’s Code of Practice
‘Independent’ Press Standards Organisation
Dear Mr Dacre,
I am writing to you in your position as chairman of the Editor’s Code of Practice to complain about you in your position as editor of the Daily Mail.
Specifically I am writing to complain about an article you commissioned in your own newspaper, the Daily Mail, in which you and your newspaper grossly maligned and bullied two young children, aged 3 and 6 years old.
Although the children’s faces were (poorly) blanked out in your article, the full identity of their parents was revealed so the identities of the two children were in effect not kept secret.
I therefore believe the article was a gross intrusion into the children’s right to privacy and…
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