Journalism History Wednesday 19th 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 Wednesday 19th October 2022.

Review of UK papers. Broadsheets. Telegraph: ‘Truss may abandon pensions triple lock’, Guardian: ‘Truss faces Tory unrest over “toxic” budget cuts’, Times: ‘30% of Ukraine’s power plants destroyed’, FT: ‘Bank profits in line of fire.’

Review of UK papers. Tabloids. Sun: ‘More union misery. Oh for Fawkes sake!’ Metro: ‘Truss hit by minus strike’, Mirror: ‘Health service on its knees. War hero 26-hour wait on A&E trolley’, & Star: ‘Back to the 70s.’

Review of UK papers. Middle Markets. Express: ‘Don’t dare go back on Pension triple lock’, i: ‘UK pensions U-turn leaves Truss facing fresh peril’, Mail: ‘Millions facing pain on pensions’, & Independent: ‘General Election now.’

Review of world papers. Global Times: ‘China’s wisdom to drive global modernization’, Hindu: ‘Step up global efforts to defeat crime, says Modi’, New York Times: ‘No catharsis in the fall of Liz Truss’, & Jerusalem Post: ‘Israel slams Australia for backtrack on Jerusalem.’

Celebration of the history of photojournalism. In New York City early 20th century images of benefactors and celebrities visiting a postgraduate hospital ward.

Style Tips. Papper on Broadcast News Writing advised on story structure- ‘Make the writing structure interesting. Vary sentence length and structure. Avoid choppy and boring writing. Keep sentences short and simple. Use transitions to smooth out the writing.’

Media Law Tips. IPSO partly upholds complaint against Telegraph over article headlined “Allison Bailey: Barrister wins discrimination case against Stonewall.”…/ruling/… Headline inaccurate, barrister had not succeeded in claim against Stonewall.

IPSO ruling on Various v October 2022

North American newspapers 19th October 2022

Mark Lawson writes for Guardian: ‘At 100, the BBC must face the harsh reality: the licence fee is unsustainable. The move towards a subscription model – perhaps with a free, ‘basic’ element – now feels inexorable.’ See:

Independent feature: “‘This is the news – our news’: The history and importance of the UK’s Black press.” ‘It matters to the world because we are the only people who can tell our stories. And, man, our stories. They deserve to be told,’ says journalist Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff. See:

Guardian reports: ‘BBC prepares secret scripts for possible use in winter blackouts. Scripts set out how corporation will reassure public in event of major power loss.’ See:

BBC News: 100 seconds of BBC News going wrong. During the BBC’s 100 years of broadcasting, not everything has gone as planned on air. See:

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Ruadhán MacCormaic has been appointed editor of the Irish Times, succeeding Paul O’Neill who announced he was leaving in August after five years.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Lucy Roue, who ran the business desk at the Manchester Evening News from 2017 to 2019, has announced the launch of Time and Tide Content with business partner Martin Keelagher.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘As BBC celebrates its 100th anniversary media editor Amol Rajan consideres challenges it faces, from competition, streaming services to reaching the young TikTok generation.’ See: &

French newspapers 19th October 2022

Montage of world newspapers19th October 2022

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