Journalism History Saturday 29th 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 29th October 2022.

Review of UK papers. Broadsheets. Telegraph: ‘Fears of university bias against fee-paying schools’, Times: ‘Sunak will deny King to his trip to Cop talks’, FT: ‘Musk closes deal for Twitter’ and Guardian ‘Pelosi attacker shouted “Where’s Nancy?”‘

Review of UK papers. Tabloids. Mirror: ‘OAP speaks for Britain. Pay up, PM’, Star: ‘NHS in crisis. You’re not the Tory Messiah, you’re a very naughty boy’, & Sun: ‘Tyson Fury. My baby’s brave fight inspired to win mine.’

Review of UK papers. Middle Markets. Evening Standard: ‘You’re fired! Musk’s Twitter takeover’, i weekend: ‘Sunak allies call for purge of Tory right as truce ends’, Express: ‘Breakthrough deal in migrant crisis’, & Mail: ‘Navy probes submarine sex pest scandal.’

Review of world papers. Le Monde: ‘France’s climate facing new extremes’, New York Times: ‘Day of upheaval on Musk takes the rains on Twitter’, Times of India: ‘PM cautions against global “inimical forces”‘, Saturday Citizen SA: ‘”I won’t back down.”‘

Celebration of history of photojournalism. Early 20th century George Bain news agency photograph of worried Italian Americans queuing up outside a suspended bank during financial crisis. A lone police officer in the foreground.

Italians around suspended bank in New York City between 1907 to 1914. George Bain news agency US Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-30144. No known restrictions.

Style Tips. New York Times: ‘Partner- suitable term for unmarried companion of same sex or opposite one. But if context allows misreading to mean a business partnership, use companion instead. As a verb- it’s an established ballet term. Avoid for business.

Media Law Tips. Important Northern Ireland ruling on protection of sources in PhD thesis. See: Coroner’s inquest wants research information in thesis effectively embargoed until 2066, held securely by university & author’s solicitors.

North American Newspapers 29th October 2022

Guido Fawkes reports: ‘Amber De Botton is Rishi’s Pick for Director of Communications.’ See:

Dennis Reed argues in Express: ‘BBC should suspend prosecutions for TV licence non-payment.’ See:

Guardian reports: “Twitter could split into strands allowing users to stage rows, Elon Musk says. The billionaire owner suggests the platform could have different video game-style modes, including a ‘player versus player.’” See:

French Newspapers 29th October 2022

Guardian reports: ‘Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira remembered in Lancaster exhibition. Exhibition at Halton Mill is part of a month of activities about the Amazon commemorating Phillips and Pereira.’ See:

John Naughton writes for the Observer: ‘LinkedIn has a fake profile problem – can it fix this blot on its CV? Bogus users claiming to work for Apple and Amazon are doing serious reputational damage to the online service.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers 29th October 2022

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