Journalism History Tuesday 8th 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 Tuesday 8th November 2022.

Review of UK papers. Broadsheets. FT: ‘Chancellor lines up stealth raid on inheritance tax’, Telegraph: ‘Gas deal set to ease energy crisis’, Guardian: ‘Poor nations “paying twice” for climate breakdown’, & Times: ‘Welfare & pensions set to rise with inflation.’

Review of UK papers. Tabloids. Metro: ‘Sunak turns on the Sharm’, Star: ‘Babs’ hubby reveals her spirit visits him’, Sun: ‘I’m a celeb exclusive- I didn’t want to get out of there’, & Mirror: ‘Brave mum’s TV dissection to educate millions.’

Review of UK papers. Middle Markets. Independent: ‘ Sunak shuns pleas for climate crisis reparations’, i: ‘Red alert for earth- gravest warning yet on climate change’, Express: Rishi. I will get a grip on migrant crisis’, & Mail: ‘Just what planet are they on!’

Review of world papers. Jerusalem Post: ‘Control of House and Senate hangs in balance in midterms’, Global Times: ‘Unity, action urged to tackle global climate crisis at COP27’, Hindu: ‘SC upholds EWS quota’ & New York Times International: ‘”Give back their bodies.”‘

Celebration of photojournalism history. ‘Mary Pickford in “Little Annie Rooney”…/Little_Annie_Rooney_(1925_film) – portraits in the age of silent cinema. US Library of Congress LC-DIG-ggbain-38047

Mary Pickford photographed by George Bain News Agency in 1925 for silent film industry. US Library of Congress LC-DIG-ggbain-38047 No known restrictions

Style Tips. BBC 2003 guide advised- Make sure you translate terms such as doubling, tripling and quadrupling properly. A doubling is an increase of 100%. If something triples in value it goes up by 200% (not 300) & a quadruple is an increase of 300% (not 400).

Media Law Tips. Ofcom decides GB News Radio in breach of Broadcasting Code on Elections & referendums. See:…/To-The-Point,-GB-News-Radio,-2… List of all candidates standing was not given during discussion about Erdington by-election on To The Point on GB News Radio.

‘Channel 4 News anchor Krishnan Guru-Murthy has returned to the broadcaster’s flagship programme after being taken off air for swearing about Northern Ireland minister Steve Baker.’ See: &

‘Video editor for conspiracy theory Infowars website pleads guilty to storming the US Capitol, where he captured footage of a police officer fatally shooting a California woman.’ See: &

‘Former top editor of now closed Hong Kong Stand News has been granted bail after his lawyer called on the court to terminate the sedition trial over improper handling of evidence.’ See: &

‘James Stephenson, 37, was on night out with friends when he allegedly attacked journalist May Woods as she shared a cigarette with his girlfriend outside a west London pub.’ See: &

‘The ongoing row between Panorama journalist John Ware and the website Press Gang editor Paddy French hit a new low on Monday when French failed to attend the libel trial.’ See: &

‘The Editors Guild of India is “deeply disturbed” after the Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan expelled journalists of two news channels from a press conference in Kochi.’ See: &

North American Newspapers Tuesday 8th November 2022

‘In a broadcasting first in Britain a woman who died of a rare type of cancer will have the dissection of her body aired on Channel 4 in a bid to educate millions.’ See: &

‘An investigative journalist must appear without his trade mark “anonymity mask” after a ruling from The Supreme Court of Ghana.’ See: &

‘RTE broadcaster Damien O’Reilly has resigned to take a new role in Brussels with the Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS) office.’ See: &

‘Then Postmaster General Edward Short, and the Lord Mayor of Leicester, Alderman Sir Mark Henig open the country’s first local radio station on this day in 1967.’ See: &,of%208%2C%20broadcasting%20on%20VHF

French Newspapers Tuesday 8th November 2022

Guardian media reports: ‘Photographer and film-maker arrested at Just Stop Oil protest. Arrest of pair capturing images of M25 protest condemned by British Press Photographers’ Association.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘British-Iranian journalists in UK warned of death threats from Iran. Broadcaster of Iran International TV says police told two of its staff of ‘imminent, credible risk’ to life.’ See:

Reuters and Guardian report: ‘Evidence suggests reporter killed in Kenya was targeted, says Pakistan. Kenyan police decline to respond to interior minister’s comments regarding death of Arshad Sharif.’ See:

Reuters & Guardian report: ‘Drake and 21 Savage sued over use of Vogue name to promote new album. Condé Nast files complaint in Manhattan federal court after rappers allegedly use trademark without permission.’ See:

Guardian reports: “Judge ‘in error’ over sentence for Jeremy Vine stalker, says solicitor general. Alex Belfield could have been given longer prison term but legal technicality makes it too late to change.” See:

Guardian reports: ‘Twitter bans comedian Kathy Griffin for impersonating Elon Musk. Users adopt Musk’s name after he announces suspension of accounts pretending to be someone else.’ See:

AFP & Guardian report: ‘Philippine police allege prisons chief ordered murder of journalist. Gerald Bantag behind killing of Percival Mabasa in Manila suburb last month, authorities claim.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘The Canary is Impress-regulated publisher with most upheld complaints.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Misinformation and the US midterms: Reuters on the frontline of US democracy.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A local title’s publisher has launched a fundraising drive for an African animal charity after being invited to Kenya to cover its work.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers Tuesday 8th November 2022

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