Journalism History Thursday 27th 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 Thursday 27th October 2022.

Review of UK papers. Broadsheets. Times: ‘Sunak: Better education can be our silver bullet’, Guardian: ‘Fracking banned and pensions in spotlight as Truss legacy rejected’, FT: ‘Tide of anger. Iranians march to Amini’s grave’ & Telegraph: ‘Sunak reconsiders tax rises.’

Review of UK papers. Tabloids. Metro: ‘”Don’t be gay at the world cup”‘, Mirror: ‘Bravery of a nation. Zelensky- our pride’, Star: ‘Birds in crisis. Rise of the Zombie pigeons’, & Sun: ‘Secret behind film bust-up- Harry’s snog with Florence.’

Review of UK papers. Middle Markets. Last night’s Evening Standard: ‘Cabinet told. Now time to deliver’, Independent: ‘Relief as Sunak brings back ban on fracking’, Mail: ‘Rishi’s migrant crisis headache’, & Express: ‘Do you really want to scrap Pension triple lock again?’

Review of world papers. Global Times: ‘”Hard for Sunak to come up with systematic China policy”‘ Jerusalem Post: ‘Lebanon & Israel to sign maritime border deal today’ Business Day SA: ‘Minister tells SOEs- get your act together’ & WSJ: ‘Meta losing streak rattles investors.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. George Bain news agency image of migrants arriving at Ellis Island New York in 1907. Carrying their worldly belongings in suitcases and shoulder bags.

Arriving at Ellis Island circa 1907. US Library of Congress LC-DIG-ppmsc-00157. No known restrictions.

Style Tips. BBC guide from 2003 explained: ‘” of teenagers doused him in inflammatory liquid..”‘ Writer did not mean this. Meant- inflammable, capable of being set on fire, no inflammatory, tending to stir up trouble.’

Media Law Tips. Important English High Court copyright ruling in Pasternak v Prescott See: Claim that work of historical fiction breached copyright of non fiction unsuccessful. 492 paragraph ruling over 149 pages.

‘A Canadian journalist has been charged with vandalism after a statue of a controversial Ukrainian military commander was spray-painted.’ See: &

‘Ruth Sunderland, the Group Business Editor of the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday, has been named Business Journalist of the Year.’ See: &

North American Newspapers 27th October 2022

‘US President Joe Biden has banned companies from seeking secret injunctions to subpoena journalists phone records.’ See: &

‘Court in Malta has thrown out a defamation suit filed by MediaToday’s managing director Saviour Balzon against former Times of Malta journalist Ivan Camilleri.’ See: &

French Newspapers 27th October 2022

‘The Russian “Paris Hilton” has fled Russia for Europe as police detained a close associate and raided her home as part of a criminal case for alleged extortion.’ See: &

‘Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc is the latest tech titan who reported a drop in digital advertising, reporting less than half the profit it had in the same quarter a year ago.’ See: &

Montage of world newspapers 27th October 2022

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