Journalism History Friday 16th 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 Friday 16th December 2022

Review of UK papers 16th Dec 2022. Broadsheets. FT: ‘UK nurses in pay stand-off’, Guardian: ‘Tories join calls for Sunak to open pay talks with nurses’, Telegraph: ‘NHS on high alert for flu outbreak’, & Times: ‘Harry deepens rift with “screaming” William jibe.’

Review of UK papers 16th Dec 2022. Tabloids. Metro: ‘Still time to care’, Mirror: ‘This is what compassion looks like’, Star: ‘Dad told whoppers & my scary brother screamed at me’, & Sun: ‘The traitor and the dutiful.’

Review of UK papers 16th Dec 2022. Middle Markets. i: ‘NHS crisis puts every ambulance trust under “extreme pressure”‘, Express: ‘For nurses, for Britain, sit down and sort this out’, & Mail: ‘Dignity in the face of treachery.’

Review of world papers. New York Times International: ‘Holding Ireland to account’ Gulf News: ‘Nurses join the fray as strikes ail Britain’ Global Times: ‘UK should apologize to Chinese consulate’, Times of India: ‘Corrupt babu can be convicted even if proof circumstantial.’

Celebration of the history of photojournalism. Bain news agency photograph of actress Irene Dunne holding tennis racket in 1923. See: She appeared in films during the Golden Age of Hollywood. Passed away 1990.

Photograph possibly shows actress Irene Dunne, holding a tennis racket. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2021)
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ggbain-36437 (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. BBC online style guide does not externally publish advice on covering Israel-Palestine conflict. For Israel ‘Israeli Arabs and not “Arab Israelis”. Nothing on Palestine.

Media Law Tips. IPSO on complaint against Jewish Chronicle (Mofeed v Resolved by publication offering to permanently remove article. See:…/ruling/… ‘Complainant said that this would resolve matter to his satisfaction.’

‘News reporters have been suspended after Elon Musk accused journalists of sharing private information about his real-time location.’ See: &

‘Former MP and now political journalist Matthew Parris has recounted an encounter in London’s Canary Wharf where he was threatened with abduction.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Money expert Martin Lewis announced on Wednesday that he was stopping hosting on ITV’s breakfast show and would not return until March next year.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘According to a Facebook news release, Meta has taken down over 200 covert influence operations since 2017 using its Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior (CIB) policy.’ See: &

‘Pippa Crerar was a major winner at the British Journalism Awards 2022.’ See: &

‘Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador condemns apparent assassination attempt on famous news anchor.’ See: &

Guardian reports: ‘The Guardian wins in three categories at British Journalism Awards. Awards include technology journalism prize for Uber files investigation.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Twitter suspends accounts of several journalists who had reported on Elon Musk. Many at CNN, Washington Post and the New York Times who had written critically of the new owner found their handles suspended.’ See:

Guardian reports: “‘Absolutely shameless’: Ken Loach says BBC helped ‘destroy’ Jeremy Corbyn. Director says media has ‘rewritten history’ to expunge ex-Labour leader and attacks Starmer regime for ‘manipulating the rules.’” See:

Guardian reports: ‘China v Jimmy Lai: a tycoon, a trial and the erosion of Hong Kong’s rule of law.’ See:

Amanda Meade writes for Guardian Australia: ‘News Corp ends year on a low note as another senior figure investigated over alleged behaviour at staff drinks.’ See:

Emine Saner writes for Guardian: ‘‘I didn’t realise how badly it affected me until I was off it’: what it’s like to have a social media detox.’ See:

North American Newspapers Friday 16th December 2022

Arab News reports: ‘US weighs TikTok ban on government devices.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘‘When I had to stop – you guys carried on’: Ukraine correspondents honoured at British Journalism Awards.’ See:

John Sweeney writes for Press Gazette: ‘On going back to the front line at 64: ‘Getting your feet dirty means you see stuff.’ See:

David Higgerson writes for Press Gazette: “Why BBC is ‘threat far more dangerous than the platforms’ to local news publishers. Reach’s David Higgerson says local audiences in the UK are well served – just not by the BBC.” See:

French newspapers Friday 16th December 2022

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A regional daily journalist has opened up on his 12-year battle with an eating disorder. The Derby Telegraph’s Callum Parke has spoken out about his condition in a bid to encourage others to seek the help they need.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘The Dunfermline Press inserted an eco-friendly gift bag into each copy of last week’s edition for readers to offer donations for Dunfermline Foodbank’s toy drive.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘The former Tulketh Street home of the Southport Visiter is set to go under the hammer with a guide price of between £375,000 and £450,000.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A would-be journalist has been banned from sitting examinations for five years after forging a qualification certificate to obtain their “dream job.”’ See:

Mail Online reports: ‘Gay Norwegian filmmaker faces three years in prison after she said male-to-female transgender women cannot be lesbians.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Twitter’s suspension of journalists sets ‘dangerous precedent’, UN warns. Pressure grows on Elon Musk as EU says social media platform could face sanctions over suspensions.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers 16th December 2022

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