Journalism History Saturday 22nd 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 22nd October 2022.

Review of UK papers. Broadsheets. Telegraph: ‘Sunak races to secure majority of Tory MPs’, FT: ‘Investors and MPs alarmed by idea of Johnson’s return to No 10’, Times: ‘Johnson “will prove fatal”‘, & Guardian: ‘Tory tribes go to war.’

Review of UK papers. Tabloids. Star: ‘Bozo back at No 10- Now they’re serving up Aubergine’, Morning Star: ‘”Last resort” Rwanda planes grounded’, Mirror: ‘Johnson- surely not again’, & Sun: ‘I’m flying back, we’re going to do this.. I’m up for it.’

Review of UK papers. Middle Markets. i weekend: ‘Britain’s next PM- Sunak leads Johnson’, Express: ‘Boris- “I’m up for it”, last night’s London Evening Standard: ‘Race for No. 10 hots up’, & Mail: ‘Could Boris and Rishi now unite to save Tories?’

Review of world papers. South Africa’s Saturday Citizen: ‘Mabuza “out in the cold”‘, New York Times: ‘Europe tires of high costs linked to war’, Times of India: ‘Crack down on hate-mongers- SC to states’, & Le Monde Weekend: ‘Ecological planning – Borne explains its method.’

Style Tips. See: Guardian’s on ‘OAPs, old age pensioners Do not use: they are pensioners or old people; do not use old or elderly to describe someone under 75 (the editors reserve the right to increase this upper limit, as appropriate).

Celebration of the history of photojournalism. George Bain news agency image of ‘Rockstall and Quickwell in Mercer’- Two racing drivers in their car at Astor Cup automobile race in 1916.

Two racing car drivers in 1916. George Bain news agency. US Library of Congress. LC-DIG-ggbain-22939 Public Domain.

Media Law Tips. Section 46 of Youth Justice & Criminal Evidence Act 1999 gives Crown Court judges power to give life-long anonymity to adult trial witnesses. See 2021 appeal by weekly paper Pembrokeshire Herald, which was unsuccessful.

‘Egos clashed when American Rapper Kanye West – now renamed Ye – walked out of a lively interview with Piers Morgan for TalkTV.’ See: &

North American newspapers 22nd October 2022

‘With rerun of the Tory PM election spare a thought for broadcasters in Brazil for Presidential elections between incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and challenger Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.’ See: &

‘After an FBI raid at his Virginia home in April former ABC News journalist James Gordon Meek has disappeared or as a colleague said he had fallen off the face of the earth.’ See: &

French newspapers 22nd October 2022

Reuters and Arab News reports: ‘Republican National Committee sues Google over email spam filters.’ See:

Ian Jack writes for the Guardian: ‘The BBC marks scenes from my life, as it must do for millions – aren’t we lucky to have it?’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Murdoch’s succession: who wins from move to reunite Fox and News Corp? Deal would seal legacy with favoured heirs, but markets question whether companies should merge in the first place.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers 22nd October 2022

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