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Journalism History Wednesday 16th 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 16th November 2022

Review of UK papers. Broadsheets. Guardian: ‘…boy killed by mould in family flat’, Telegraph: ‘Russian missile strikes Poland’, FT: ‘Sunak urges bosses to curb their pay & look after staff’, & Times: ‘Life-saving cancer plan will slash waiting times.’ https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1592931706251935747

Review of UK papers. Tabloids. Sun: ‘Ronaldo- “I keep our baby Angel’s ashes”‘, Metro: ‘”Russian Missiles” hit Poland’, Mirror: ‘Russian bombs hit Poland’, & Star: ‘Humpy Grumpy.’ https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1592933611816521728

Review of UK papers. Middle Markets. Independent: ‘Toddler who died from mould in home’, i: ‘Putin’s war spills into Poland’, Mail: ‘Universities are told to “decolonise” maths and computing’, & Express: ‘Tragic death of boy from mould shames Britain.’ https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1592941071335444480

Review of world papers. New York Times: ‘North Korea sees chance to exploit a new cold war’, Jerusalem Post: ‘Palestinian terrorist kills 3, wounds 3 in Ariel attack’, Global Times: ‘Xi calls for international unity’ & Times of India: ‘At G20, Modi pitches for peace.’ https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1592942040903405575

Celebration of photojournalism. Early 20th century George Bain news agency portrait of Judith Anderson (1897-1992) Australian actress who had a successful career in stage, film and television. https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1592942720620056576

Judith Anderson portrait by the George Bain News Agency. US Library of Congress LC-DIG-ggbain-38476 No Known restrictions.

Style Tips. New York Times ‘Style and Usage’ -“Dame Ashley Anyell; Dame Ashley (but never the dame). The honor is comparable to a knighthood, and the bearer is not a peer. A dame who marries retains her title unless her husband holds a higher rank.’ https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1592943796870066176

Media Law Tips. 5RB reports on ‘Substantial damages for reality show victim- Channel 5 apologies to Ms Amel Fridhi.’ See: https://5rb.com/…/substantial-damages-for-reality-show…/ Mrs Justice Collins Rice: ‘This is not the first occasion on which this programme has come before the Court..’ https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1592944362144821248

Royal Courts of Justice in London by Tim Crook.

‘National Press Day (Nov. 16) commemorates the setting up of the Press Council of India and is a time to reflect on the models of self-regulation for the written press.’ https://linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6998384290560364544?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop & https://www.telegraphindia.com/edugraph/news/national-press-day-a-day-signifying-the-importance-of-free-press/cid/1898418

‘The Host Country Media Centre (HCMC) for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 has been officially opened by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy.’ See: https://linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6998386575696871424?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop & https://www.gulf-times.com/story/728847/Qatar-opens-Host-Country-Media-Centre-in-Msheireb-Downtown-Doha

‘The chill effect of claims of support terrorists or informing the police has led to five journalists in Srinagar resigning.’ See: https://linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6998398197941293056?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop & https://www.thehansindia.com/news/national/5-journalists-from-kashmir-resigned-allegedly-after-getting-terrorist-threat-769316

North American Newsapapers Wednesday 16th November 2022

Guardian reports: ‘Musk testifies he will ‘reduce’ time at Twitter and eventually hand over reins. The Tesla CEO was in a Delaware court to defend a 2018 $56bn pay package that helped him become world’s richest man.’ See: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2022/nov/16/musk-twitter-reduce-time-handover

Guardian reports: ‘South Korea cuts funding to broadcaster as concern over press freedom grows. TBS set to have most of its funding cut starting in 2024 after a decision by Seoul city government, led by president Yoon’s party.’ See: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/nov/16/south-korea-cuts-funding-to-broadcaster-as-concern-over-press-freedom-grows

Guardian reports: “Chris Dore resigns as editor-in-chief of the Australian blaming ‘personal health issues.’ Dore tells staff he is ‘exhausted’ and is leaving News Corp Australia to ‘concentrate on restoring my health.’” See: https://www.theguardian.com/media/2022/nov/16/chris-dore-resigns-as-editor-in-chief-of-the-australian-blaming-personal-health-issues

Reuters & Arab News report: ‘US sanctions senior employees of Iranian state-run media.’ See: https://www.arabnews.com/node/2200946/media

AFP & Arab News report: “Algeria shuts TV station after airing ‘offensive scene.’” See: https://www.arabnews.com/node/2200811/media

Arab News reports: ‘Journalists risk arrest under planned new law: UK campaign groups.’ See: https://www.arabnews.com/node/2200481/media

French Newspapers Wednesday 16th November 2022

AFP and Arab News report: “Tunisia union hits out at ‘defamation’ case against news website. Tunisia union hits out at ‘defamation’ case against news website.” See: https://www.arabnews.com/node/2200496/media

Press Gazette reports: “‘Grande dame of women’s magazines’ Laurie Purden MBE dies aged 93.” See: https://pressgazette.co.uk/laurie-purden-obiturary/

Press Gazette reports: ‘Top 50 news sites in the US in October: Sun, New York Times and BBC among biggest growers.’ See: https://pressgazette.co.uk/most-popular-websites-news-us-monthly/

PA Media & Press Gazette report: “Countdown star Rachel Riley awarded £50,000 damages over blogger‘s ‘wholly unbalanced’ article.” See: https://pressgazette.co.uk/rachel-riley-libel-damages/

Press Gazette reports: ‘National press ABCs: Print decline across the board in October.’ See: https://pressgazette.co.uk/most-popular-newspapers-uk-abc-monthly-circulation-figures/

Press Gazette reports: “Journalists have Qatar World Cup visas ‘revoked’ after Iranian ‘terrorist’ designation.” See: https://pressgazette.co.uk/iran-international-television-qatar-world-cup-revoked/

Times Obituary: “Sue Baker. Presenter of Top Gear in the Eighties whose civilised road tests were replaced by Jeremy Clarkson’s ‘boys and toys’ approach.” See: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/sue-baker-obituary-0mswss7fc

Mail Online reports: “‘You invited whole world here. Why can’t we film?’: Qatari officials threaten to destroy Danish reporter’s camera while he is live on TV reporting on World Cup… before Supreme Committee quickly offer apology amid criticism.” See: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/sportsnews/article-11432775/Qatari-officials-threaten-DESTROY-Danish-reporters-camera-LIVE-TV.html

Andrew Doyle writes for Unherd: ‘John Milton’s free speech crusade. His vision of liberty is more potent than ever.’ See: https://unherd.com/2022/11/john-miltons-free-speech-crusade/

Guardian reports: “Nadine Dorries to write book about Boris Johnson’s ‘dramatic downfall.’ The former culture secretary and author of 16 novels reportedly has the working title, The Political Assassination of Boris Johnson.” See: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2022/nov/16/nadine-dorries-write-book-boris-johnson-dramatic-downfall

Andrew Gimson writes for Conservative Home: ‘Lobby journalism holds power to account. But it’s often cruel, trivial – and unfair.’ See: https://conservativehome.com/2022/11/16/lobby-journalism-holds-power-to-account-but-its-often-cruel-trivial-and-unfair/

Hold The Front Page reports: An editor has urged ministers to remember “underfunded” independent titles when offering support to the regional press industry.’ See: https://www.holdthefrontpage.co.uk/2022/news/editor-calls-for-ministerial-support-for-underfunded-independent-titles/

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘The Bristol Post has successfully fought to name a disgraced police officer just days after being refused the right to do so.’ See: https://www.holdthefrontpage.co.uk/2022/news/daily-wins-fight-to-name-sacked-pc-after-top-cops-u-turn/

Hold The Front Page reports: ”Editors have warned a new law to be debated by MPs today risks “criminalising public interest journalism.”’ See: https://www.holdthefrontpage.co.uk/2022/news/new-law-risks-criminalising-public-interest-journalism-editors-warn/

Montage of newspapers Wednesday 16th November 2022
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