Canada: Newspaper editors charged over photo of Aziga complainant

The publisher and two editors of The Hamilton Spectator were charged yesterday with breaching a publication ban by publishing the photo of one of the complainants in their coverage of the murder trial of Johnson Aziga.

According to a report in today’s National Post, publisher, Dana Robbins, editor-in-chief, David Estok, and managing editor, Jim Poling, along with The Hamilton Spectator “as a corporate entity” have been charged on two counts of breaching a publication ban for publishing, at some point during coverage of the trial

a picture taken by a long-time staff photographer with a caption that included the words: “A woman, on right, who was infected by Aziga.”