Removing online content

One of the things editors on the BBC News site commonly have to deal with is requests from people to remove stories about themselves from the BBC's online archive.

If you're curious about how such requests are assessed, you might be interested in some new guidance which has just been published to help editors.

The BBC's Director of Editorial Policy David Jordan explains the thinking behind it, and some of the issues, in this blog post.

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