Journalism History Tuesday 13th December 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 13th December 2022

Review of UK papers 13th Dec 2022. Broadsheets. FT: ‘Microsoft agrees £1.5nb deal for 4% in London Stock Exchange’, Guardian: ‘Scientists hail nuclear “holy grail” on energy’, Times: ‘Boy died trying to save others from icy lake’ & Telegraph: ‘Taxis may be used as ambulances.’

Review of UK papers 13th Dec 2022. Middle Markets. Last night’s Evening Standard: ‘Schools shut and trains are axed as snow chaos hits London’, Independent: ‘Tributes to boys killed in lake tragedy’, Mail: ‘Frozen Britain grinds to a halt’ & Express: ‘Tragedy beyond words.’

Review of UK papers. 13th Dec 2022. Tabloids. Star: ‘It’s a bit chilly outside. Operation brass monkeys’, Morning Star: ‘This is why the workers are striking’, Sun: ‘Jack, 10, died trying to save ice lads’, & Scottish Daily Record: ‘Mone hubby firm hit by pension cheat row.’

Review of world papers. 13th Dec 2022. Gulf News: ‘Dubai on track to become 20-minute city by 2040’, Haaretz Israel: ‘Netanyaho needs normalization with Saudi Arabia, but the US hold the key’, New York Times International: ‘”Cuba is depopulating”‘, & The New Indian Express.

Celebration of photojournalism history. British Liberal Party statesman David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor (1863-1945) who served as Prime Minister from 1916-1922 arriving USA in 1923.

Lloyd George arriving USA October 1923. Photograph shows British Liberal Party statesman David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor (1863-1945) who served as Prime Minister from 1916-1922. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014)
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ggbain-36434 (digital file from original negative)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. For more information, see George Grantham Bain Collection – Rights and Restrictions Information(

Style Tips. Definition of ‘woman’ becoming increasingly controversial with Mail Online generating a debate over amendments in Cambridge Dictionary. See:…/Cambridge-Dictionary… ‘an adult who lives and identifies as female though they may have been said to have a different sex at birth’.

Media Law Tips. Social media content subject of new high profile libel trial in England. See 5RB’s ‘Aaronson v Stones libel trial begins’ at: Coverage in Mail Online at:…/Defamation-case-begins-gay… Centres on series of tweets in June 2020.

North American newspapers 13th December 2022

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Bid launched to save newspaper archive featuring almost 1,000 titles.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A cartoonist who served a weekly newspaper for four decades has died aged 83. Tributes have been paid to Ben Kelly, whose ‘Brigender’ cartoon had featured in the Whitby Gazette since 1978.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A regional daily (Oxford Mail) successfully fought to lift murder trial reporting restrictions that had become “redundant” due to others discussing the case on Twitter.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Website anonymises GP in report of public hearing after IPSO complaint.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘The Northern Echo has given the delivery van, which dates back to the 1950s, to Beamish open-air museum, in County Durham.’ See:

Press Gazette feature: ‘Where are they now? London’s post-Fleet Street media, mapped. Fleet Street is dead. So where did everyone go?’ See:

‘A journalist who covered the England camp at the 2022 World Cup has shared a heartwarming story of a heartfelt gesture made by Raheem Sterling and Kieran Trippier.’ See: &

French newspapers 13th December 2022

‘Director of state-owned agency Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRPB) Peyman Jebelli, as well as news anchor Ali Rezvani are among 20 Iranian’s sanction by the EU Council.’ See: &

‘Nigerian Journalist, Ayodele Samuel, detained over a publication alleging the Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku, of selling state-owned properties, has been released on Monday.’ See: &

‘Witty and sarcastic writer, broadcaster and satirist Victor Lewis-Smith has died in Bruges aged 65 on Saturday.’ See: &

‘In a rare accolade for beleagued region’s media fraternity, Kashmiri journalist Samaan Lateef has received a prestigious climate change award from UN Sec-Gen Antonio Guterres.’ See: &

Guardian media reports: ‘Sunday Times editor Emma Tucker to leave for Wall Street Journal. Move to edit Murdoch title in US comes amid plans for Sunday Times to work more closely with the Times.’ See:

‘A rare opportunity is available for working journalists with more than five years full time experience to apply for The Knight-Wallace Fellowships at the University of Michigan.’ See: &

Jewish Chronicle reports: ‘Tom Tugend, 1948 veteran and journalist for 60 years dies aged 97.’ See:

Jewish Chronicle reports: ‘The JC front page on 25 December 1942 after Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden confirmed that the Jews of Europe were being exterminated’ See:

Jewish Chronicle editorial 9th December 2022: ‘BBC inquiry is first step in long journey for the left.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘UK minister slams NYT as ‘useful idiots’ over Trojan horse podcast.’ See:

Arab News and Associated Press report: ‘Twitter relaunching subscriber service after debacle.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Second journalist dies while covering FIFA World Cup.’ See:

Tom Slater writes for Spiked Online: ‘How our obsession with ‘diversity’ obscures class. The case of the billionaire’s daughter who became a BBC journalist casts a light on modern Britain’s class problem.’ See:

‘Elon Musk’s Twitter has dissolved its Trust and Safety Council, made up of around 100 independent civil and human rights groups.’ See: &

Pakistan’s Ministry of Information & Broadcasting blocks the website, 2 mobile apps & 4 social media accounts, and one smart TV app of OTT Platform Vidly TV.’ See: &

‘Chair of Oireachtas Climate Committee accuses Irish broadcaster RTÉ of chasing ratings & polarising/dividing the audience in its climate change coverage.’ See: &

‘The merger plans to combine RNZ and TVNZ into one single entity is involving around 55 staff members and has already cost more that a million New Zealand dollars.’ See: &

Montage of world newspapers 13th December 2022

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