Journalism History Saturday 15th October 2022

Daily review of UK and world papers, celebration of the history of photojournalism, media law and style-guide tips and global journalism stories for Saturday 15th October 2022.

Review of UK papers. Broadsheets. FT: ‘Truss sacks Kwarteng in bid to save premiership’, Times: ‘Truss fights for survival’, Guardian: ‘A day of chaos’, and Telegraph: ‘Truss clings to power after axing Kwarteng.’

Review of UK papers. Middle Markets. Last night’s Evening Standard: ‘Kwasi rushes home into U-turn storm’, i weekend: ‘Tory MPs tell Truss- It’s over’, Mail: ‘How much more can she (and the rest of us) take?’ & Express: ‘Vultures circling, but Truss is not for quitting.’

Review of UK papers. Tabloids. Mirror: ‘Government’s imploding. Time’s up’, Sun: ‘Robbie Coltrane. A giant of our screens’, Scottish Daily Record: ‘Robbie Coltrane- A real giant of Scotland’, & Star: ‘How long can wet lettuce Liz romain?’

Review of world papers. El País: ‘Liz Truss reneges on her tax breaks to survive’, Libération: ‘Climate Record melting of French glaciers’, Saturday Citizen SA: ‘Cyril in fight of his life’, & Hindu: ‘Himachal poll on Nov. 12, Gujarat on hold for now.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. Could be 1910 when several British sailors and marines ambushed & killed raiding arms cache in Dubai. Those who survived parade with rifles seized on board the quarter deck of HMS Fox.

[Arms traffic. The disaster at Dibai [i.e. Dubai]. The surrendered rifles on the quarter deck of the HMS Fox] Library of Congress LC-USZ62-104788 Public Domain

Style Tips. 1978 Washington Post ‘Desk-Book on Style’: ‘Plagiariusm- Attribution of material from other newspapers and other media must be total. Plagiarism is one of journalism’s unforgivable sins.’ Something some current UK national papers need to consider?

Cover of 1978 edition of the Washington Post Desk-Book On Style

Media Law Tips. New Judicial College guide to reporting restrictions in criminal courts (English system)- 6 years after last edition. See:…/Reporting-Restrictions-in-the… &…/reporting-restrictions-in-the…/ ‘Central principle of criminal justice that the court sits in public.’

North American papers 15th October 2022

French newspapers 15th October 2022

Montage of world newspaper front pages 15th October 2022

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