Journalism History Friday 4th November 2022

Review of UK and world papers, celebration of the history of photojournalism, media law and style-guide tips and global journalism stories for Friday 4th November 2022.

Review of UK papers. Broadsheets. FT: ‘Bank of England takes dovish stance despite biggest rate rise for 50 years’, Telegraph: ‘Hunt set to launch capital gains raid’, Times: ‘Bank rates rise to head off spiralling inflation’, & Guardian: ‘”Failed at every stage”- family’s anger.’

Review of UK papers. Tabloids. Metro: ‘This will hurt’, Mirror: ‘Saffie fought..but she was let down’, Sun: ‘HMS Wag sets sail- But no 3 Lions on the ship’, & Star: ‘Squeaky bum time. Rise of the Gimposters.’

Review of UK papers. Middle Markets. i: ‘Britain faces longest ever recession’, Mail: ‘What on earth has happened to our 999 services'”, Evening Standard: ‘London to be hit hardest by house price fall’, Express: ‘Stormy times ahead as UK faces longest recession.’

Review of world papers. Jerusalem Post: ‘Lapid concedes defeat, promises orderly transition’, Times of India: ‘Imran shot at, injured in his leg’, Global Times: ‘China, Tanzania elevate ties’, & New York Times: ‘Under Russia’s rain of fire.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. Bain news agency portrait of Matheson Lang (1878-1948) in costume. Canadian-born stage and film actor/playwright- best remembered for his performances & roles in Great Britain in Shakespeare plays.

Matheson Lang photographed by George Bain news agency early 20th century. US Library of Congress LC-DIG-ggbain-38494, No known restrictions.

Style Tips. Buzzfeed at advises ‘cakewalk: Avoid. This term historically refers to dances performed by enslaved people on plantations. Instead, use easy, easy’ & ‘child sexual abuse images (not child porn- “pornography” implies consent)

Media Law Tips. BBC response to complaints about Martine Croxall’s presentation of ‘The Papers’ 23rd October 2022. See: ‘This programme did not meet the BBC’s editorial standards on impartiality.’

‘Chinese video-sharing platform TikTok has told users that some of its workers in China have access to the data of accounts in the UK and European Union.’ See: &

‘Maharashtra activist Sambhaji Bhide on Wednesday refused to speak to a female journalist as she had not put a ‘bindi’ (red mark) on her forehead.’ See: &

‘Four Ukranian journalists were attacked and humiliated by having to crawl on the floor as they covered a protest in a tobacco factory in the city of Zhovti Vody.’ See: &

‘Islamabad police on Thursday have shared the great news that they have found kidnapped Dawn journalist Irfan Raza and he is well..’ See: &

‘Nicolas Krumm, chronicler for Chilevision, was reporting live on insecurity in Santiago when a parrot landed on his shoulder.’ See: &

North American Newspapers 4th November 2022

‘A heated argument has escalated into a large fistfight in the studio of the popular political talk show Sar el Waqt hosted by journalist Marcel Ghanem in Lebanon.’ See: &

‘Two former national news journalists have agreed to collaborate and National World Publishing will invest £1m in the News Movement (TNM).’ See: &

‘Twitter sued by former staff as Elon Musk begins mass sackings. Ex-employees say they were not given enough notice under US federal law over job losses.’ See:

Amanda Meade writes for Guardian Australia: ‘Courier-Mail columnist Peter Gleeson weathers scandal as more plagiarism revealed.’ See:

French Newspapers 4th November 2022

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Media minister Julia Lopez has vowed to take the BBC to task over its plan to create 131 new local news jobs while cutting 179 other roles.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Regional daily Manchester Evening News has warned a terror attack on its patch that claimed 22 lives must “never happen again” after a report found some of the victims could have survived.’ See:

Jewish Chronicle reports: ‘At last! BBC apologises for its ‘disdainful’ treatment of Jewish concerns. Corporation finally says sorry for years of ‘unacceptable’ handling of complaints about anti-Israel bias in its Arabic output.’ See:‘disdainful’-treatment-of-jewish-concerns-3Uo797FGdE4NfGyjMbGzqM

Jewish Chronicle reports: ‘Ofcom verdict on BBC Chanukah bus attack report to be revealed Monday. The broadcaster claimed Jewish victims shouted ‘dirty Muslims’ before their attack.’ See:

Guido Fawkes reports: ‘733 Journalists Skipped the Queue for the Queen.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers 4th November 2022

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