MediaGuardian: PCC no longer investigating Alfie Patten payments

MediaGuardian reports:

“The Sun, the People and the Sunday Mail have escaped censure over any payments to the families of Chantelle Stedman and Alfie Patten, the teenager they falsely reported became a dad aged 13, after legal restrictions made it impossible for the press watchdog to complete its investigation.”

Full story at this link…

In May, the Media Standards Trust’s Martin Moore wrote this post, raising some unanswered questions about the case.

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