Journalism History Wednesday 9th 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 Wednesday 9th November 2022.

Review of UK papers. Broadsheets. FT: ‘Crypto exchange FTX on the brink’, Telegraph: ‘Williamson quits over bullying allegations’, Guardian: ‘”Unethical, immoral” Williamson quits over claims he bullied staff’, & Times: ‘Households face threat of higher council tax.’

Review of UK papers. Middle Markets. Mail: ‘Williamson forced out in “cut your throat” bully row’, i: ‘Williamson resigns amid bullying and new security risk concerns’, Express: ‘Your 300,000 voices have been heard!’, & Evening Standard: ‘Get grip on rail chaos.’

Review of UK papers. Tabloids. Star: ‘Fears of a clown’, Metro: ‘He is in and he is out’, Mirror: ‘Hancock faces camp fury- Rumble in the Jungle’, and Sun: ‘Covid rules sent Olivia packing.’

Review of world papers. New York Times: ‘Democracies ask why the U.S. cannot fix itself’, Jerusalem Post: ‘”A great deal of concern about the future for Jews in the US”‘, Global Times: ‘J-20s’ first public landing’, & Times of India: ‘Interest to keep importing Russian oil.’

Celebration of photojournalism. Bain agency portrait of Abdelhafid of Morocco 1875-1937, Sultan of Morocco from 1908 to 1912 See: Signed the protectorate treaty giving de facto control of the country to France.

Titled ‘Mula Hafid’ in the George Bain News Agency archives. US Library of Congress LC-DIG-ggbain-38035. No known restrictions.

Media Law Tips. German journalist narrowly loses ECtHR Strasbourg battle to gain access to Foreign Intelligence Service files. See: Saure v Germany. ‘Wide margin of appreciation not overstepped.’

Style Tips. Economist: ‘Trooper, trouper. An old trooper is an old cavalry soldier (supposedly good at swearing), old private soldier in tank regiment, or old mounted policeman. An old trouper is an old member of a theatrical company, or perhaps a good sort.’

Mail Online reports: ‘Mr Swingometer dies at 98: Tributes pour in for David Butler – BBC’s first ever voting guru who provided expert analysis for every General Election from 1950 until 2010.’ See:

Michael Hardware President of Chartered Institute of Journalists- ‘This is disgraceful: arresting national press card holding journalists is never justified. I want these police forces to describe the ‘justification’. We have a free press, this is not a police state!’ See: and

Official @CIoJournalist Media Release: ‘Institute condemns arrest of journalists covering JSO protests’ See:

Mail Online update: “‘An arrest would not have been necessary’: Hertfordshire Police in humiliating climbdown after officers sparked outrage by arresting LBC reporter and holding her in custody for 5 hours for covering Just Stop Oil protest.’ See:

Associated Press and Guardian report: ‘Unseen Kristallnacht photos published 84 years after Nazi pogrom. Images released by Israeli Holocaust memorial show Hitler’s regime clearly orchestrating 1938 atrocity.’ See:

North American Newspapers Wednesday 9th November 2022

‘A journalist covering Just Stop Oil protests on the M25 has claimed he was arrested along with a photographer and held for 13 hours in a police station.’ See: &

‘South African Metro FM presenter Pearl Shongwe was found dead in her home in Johannesburg at the age of 35.’ See: &

BBC in for harsh regulatory criticism when they issued fulsome apology for years of “unacceptable” handling of complaints about anti-Israel bias in Arabic output. More from Ofcom.’ See: &

‘The Democratic Republic of Congo’s government has expelled French journalist Sonia Rolley after declining to grant her accreditation.’ See: &

French Newspapers Wednesday 9th November 2022

‘Wannabe journalist Dorothy Lawrence padded her shoulders, wore a corset ..before using false papers to get to frontline in France to expose conditions of British soldiers.’ See: &

‘Kirill Stremousov, the public face of the Russian occupation of Ukraine’s Kherson region, has died in a car accident, according to the collaborationist government there.’ See: &

‘Hertfordshire Constabulary Chief Charlie Hall said there would be an investigation into arrests of journalists covering climate protests.’ See: &

Lucy Cavendish writes for Daily Mail and Mail Online: ‘I’ve been cancelled in my own home… by my four YIP children who insist all my opinions are offensive!’ See:

Mail Online reports: ‘Police commissioner apologises for arrest of LBC reporter Charlotte Lynch at Just Stop Oil protest – then blames media for covering the eco-zealots’ demos.’ See:

Montage of newspapers for Wednesday 9th November 2022

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