Journalism History Sunday 6th 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 Sunday 6th November 2022.

Review of UK papers. Broadsheets. Independent: ‘Protesters demand general election now’, Sunday Times: ‘Exposed. The global hacking network that targets VIPS’, Observer: ‘Nurses across UK vote to launch strike action’ & Telegraph: ‘Hunt plots £10bn tax grab from better off.’

Review of UK papers. Tabloids. Sun: ‘World cup shock. 3 Lions ace in match bet probe’, Mirror: ‘Abuse victim’s message. How can you let monster Boy George in the jungle? & Star: ‘Beware of the cockroach.’

Review of world papers. Sunday Times SA: ‘Motlanthe warns Cyril’, Sunday Times India: ‘ED questions Sisodia’s PA in excise probe’, Sunday Morning Post Hong Kong: ‘Beijing will “hold fast” to zero-covid strategy’, & Jerusalem Post: ‘Country remembers Rabin.’

Review of Middle Markets. Mail On Sunday: ‘Andrew “in tears” during Charles summit’ and Sunday Express: ‘Rishi’s extra bank holiday for Charles!’

Celebration of the history of photojournalism. It is 27th March 1909 and a George Bain news agency photographer takes a photograph of the construction of the Manhattan Bridge from Brooklyn. LC-DIG-ggbain-01592

Construction of Manhattan Bridge in 1909 seen from Brooklyn. George Bain News Agency photograph. US Library of Congress LC-DIG-ggbain-01592. No known restrictions

Style Tips. BBC style guide- some ‘i’ impostor ie ending “or” rather than “er”. index The plural for stock markets etc is indexes. Use “indices” only in a mathematical/scientific context.’

Media Law Tips. IPSO decides Sunday Times article “50-somethings, get out of your gardens: Britain needs you”, published on 29 May 2022 did not breach accuracy code. See:…/ruling/… Article labelled as “comment” and discussed employment in the UK.

North American Newspapers 6th November 2022

‘High Court on Sunday ruled owners of newspapers and other media institutions will have to pay income tax of journalists & other employees of its organization in Dhaka, Bangledesh.’ See: &

PA Media & Guardian report: “Twitter launches $8 blue tick subscription service. Twitter Blue offers status marks formerly used to validate VIP accounts, with more features ‘coming soon.’” See:

Guardian reports: ‘Rishi Sunak expected to shelve privatisation of Channel 4. Amid cabinet backlash, No 10 has signalled to insiders that sale will not be in media bill, says Financial Times.’ See:

French Newspapers 6th November 2022

Mail Online reports: “Greece rocked by ‘wiretapping’ scandal as bombshell report claims Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis ‘used state intelligence agency to spy on dozens of people including potential political rivals, journalists & businessmen.'” See:

Times of Israel reports: ‘As antisemitism spikes after Elon Musk takeover, ADL calls for Twitter ad boycott Anti-Jewish content on platform sees ‘prolific surge’; ADL offers harsh critique of Musk just days after meeting.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers 6th November 2022

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