Journalism History Wednesday 26th 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 26th October 2022.

Review of Indian newspapers. Front pages- Times of India: ‘From Age of Empire to Rishi Raj’, The Hindu: ‘Rishi Sunak becomes Britain’s first non-white Prime Minister’, and The Pioneer: ‘In Sunak, UK gets first non-White PM.’

Review of UK papers. Broadsheets. Guardian: ‘PM’s reshuffle gamble on first day in charge’, FT: ‘Sunak confronts “profound crisis”‘, Times: ‘I’ll fix mistakes, vows Sunak, as he brings in continuity cabinet’, & Telegraph: ‘”Mistakes were made. I’ll fix them.”‘

Review of UK papers. Tabloids. Metro: ‘Kings can only get better’, Mirror: the real world’, Sun: ‘PM brings back familiar faces. At least I got rid of the other mogg Larry’, & Star: ‘Woah! Rishi does the hokey cokey.’

Review of UK papers. Middle Markets. Last night’s Evening Standard: ‘So long Liz, I’ll take it from here’, i: Sunak’s crisis cabinet’, Express: ‘Undaunted! Rishi vows to fix mistakes’, & Mail: ‘Leave it to me, Your Majesty!’

Celebration of photojournalism history. George Bain news agency distributed portrait of Henry Robert Moore Brooke-Popham– During the First World War he served in the Royal Flying Corps as a wing commander and senior staff officer.

Bain News Service H.R.M. Brooke – Popham circa 1917-18, Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ggbain-38731. No known restrictions.

Style Tips. Buzzfeed: ‘grandfathered in, grandfather clause: Avoid. The term grandfather clause comes from a Jim Crow–era law intended to disenfranchise Black voters. Today, it’s used to refer to an obsolete provision. Use exempted, excused, or legacied.’

Media Law Tips. ‘IMPRESS ends its regulation of Unity News Network with immediate effect.’ See:…/impress-ends-its-regulation-of… ‘failed to comply with an investigation which subsequently found systemic breaches of the accuracy clause of the IMPRESS Standards Code.’

‘The mystery surrounding the death of prominent Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif continued to deepen yesterday.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘The Sun newspaper headline that BBC Breakfast fans are embracing the recent presenter shake-up, branding new host Victoria Fritz a “breath of fresh air.”‘ See: &

North American Newspapers 26th October 2022

‘Google is the latest social media giant to report “weaker than expected” earnings for the third quarter as well as a plethora of legal disputes across the world.’ See: &

‘The family of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh were received by Pope Francis at the Vatican, nearly six months after she was shot by Israeli forces on May 11.’ See: &

‘As I met him I can say that Charles Laurence, who has died aged 72 always had a raffish air and was charm itself.’ See: &

‘In July this Blog reported that due to a rule change by Venezuela’s tecommunications regulator Moda 105.1 FM radio station in Cojedes, was closed down within hours of a visit.’ See: &

French Newspapers 26th October 2022

Guardian reports: ‘George Orwell’s classic works to be published on Substack. Down and Out in Paris and London will start the project and be delivered to subscribers in ‘coffee break’ segments.’ See:

Guardian reports: “Bob Woodward to publish Trump interviews detailing his ‘effort to destroy democracy.’” See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Cost of living crisis forcing some to leave journalism for better paid jobs.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘HTFP reports: ‘Sue Walker has announced the retirement of her walking column, which she has written for the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News for the best part of two decades.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers 26th October 2022

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