Journalism History Tuesday 25th 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 Tuesday 25th October 2022.

Review of UK papers. Broadsheets. FT: ‘Sunak vows to get a grip on economy’, Times: ‘Sunak tells Tories- “Unite or die”‘, Guardian: ‘Unite or die- Sunak’s warning to Tory MPs’, & Telegraph: ‘Sunak tells Tories- “We must unite or die.”‘

Review of UK papers. Tabloids. Sun: ‘The force is with you, Rushi’, Mirror: ‘Our new (unelected) PM. Who voted for you?’ Star: ‘Prime Ministers of 2022. October Rishi’, & Metro: ‘Britain’s first Asian PM. Here comes the Sunak.’

Review of UK papers. Middle Markets. Express: ‘PM Rishi Sunak sets out his daunting challeges’, Independent: ‘Sunak becomes PM…without a single vote cast’, i: ‘Unite or die, Sunak tells Tories’, & Mail: ‘A new dawn for Britain.’

Review of world papers. Global Times: ‘China won’t export devt model, opposes imposition’ Star South Africa: ‘Semen-collecting teacher horror’, Le Monde: ‘Xi Jinping reinforces his hard line’ & Jerusalem Post: ‘”Dangerous” Russia-Iran partnership may compel Israel to react.’

Appreciation of photojournalism history. George Bain news agency photographer takes long shot of ‘Opening ceremonies at Yankee Stadium in 1925’ with photographers or newsreel camera operators in the distance.

Opening ceremonies at Yankee Stadium, 1925 George Bain News Agency. US Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ggbain-37995. No known restrictions.

Mail Online reports: “‘Frustrated’ new BBC executive is ‘taking Martine Croxall ”bias” row incredibly seriously’ as corporation ‘urgently reviews’ presenter saying she was ‘gleeful’ after Boris Johnson pulled out of leadership race.” See:

Style Tips. Linda Gage was influential trainer at LBC/IRN in 1980s/90s. She advised giving meaning of ‘0’ in sports writing. A presenter at Radio City in Liverpool once lit up switchboard by reporting Liverpool had beaten a German team by ‘four goals to love.’

Media Law Tips. IPSO finds against Sun on accuracy when they reported somebody convicted of attempt burglary when actual conviction was criminal damage. See:…/ruling/… Article complained about was headlined “Virus test wait rage.”

‘Breakfast show host Tim Gough died while presenting his radio show for GenX Radio Suffolk yesterday from his home.’ See: &

Professor Barnie Choudhury and editor-at-large of Eastern Eye writes for the Express: ‘I was beaten by racists, now a south Asian is in No 10, what a moment!’ See:

Professor Andrew Roberts writes for the Jewish Chronicle: ‘Since the BBC refuses to examine its own bias, it’s time for a parliamentary inquiry.’ See:

North American newspapers Tuesday 25th October 2022

Telegraph Obituary: ‘Charles Laurence, Telegraph journalist who ‘yomped’ with the Commandos all the way to Port Stanley. He reported the Falklands War for the Sunday paper and later became chief New York correspondent for The Daily Telegraph.’ See:

‘The Media Freedom Rapid Response raises the hostile rhetoric used against Holland’s channel SBS6´s political reporter Merel Ek in name of Dutch political party FvD.’ See: &

‘Turkish police targeted pro-Kurdish media outlets and raided journalists’ houses in Istanbul and other cities including in the Kurdish city of Diyarbakir.’ See: &

‘Turn of ITV’s Good Morning Britain presenter Suzanna Reid to meet wrath of viewers after she constantly interrupted her iv with a Tory MP to heckle ministers going into No 10.’ See: &

French newspapers Tuesday 25th October 2022

Mail Online reports: ‘Our new Prime MiniSWEAR: BBC screens ‘cloud’ of words the public use to describe Rishi Sunak online – not spotting it includes ‘c***’ and ‘t***’.” See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A legendary regional daily cartoonist’s suitcase has been returned to his family thanks to the newspaper. The Glasgow Times has secured the return of the case, which belonged to Bud Neill.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A farming journalist who received the MBE for his services to journalism has died aged 77. Tributes have been paid to Fordyce Maxwell.’ See:

‘Russian state TV RT sidelines or sacks a presenter who last week called on air for drowning or burning Ukrainian children who labelled Russia as an occupying power in Ukraine.’ See: &

Montage of world newspapers Tuesday 25th October 2022

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