Journalism History Saturday 17th 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 Saturday 17th December 2022

Review of UK papers 17th Dec 2022. Broadsheets. FT: ‘Goldman plans 4,000 job cuts to boost profits’, Guardian: ‘”Drugs” found after parties at Truss’s government home’, Telegraph: ‘Sussexes will receive invite to Coronation’, & Times: ‘”Sunak needs to get a grip.”‘

Review of UK papers 17th Dec 2022. Tabloids. Mirror: ‘Royals follow Queen’s example. Keep ma’am’, Morning Star: ‘Are we seeing our right to protest die?’, Sun: ‘Glitter free in weeks’, & Star: ‘Eau de toilet.’

Review of UK papers 17th Dec 2022. Middle Markets. Independent: ‘Palace race row victim receives apology’, Evening Standard: ‘Christmas strikes “to cost London £2 Bn’, Express: ‘”Hurt” King still seeks peace with Harry’, & Mail: Hospitals told- Empty beds before 999 strike.’

Review of world papers 17 Dec 2022. Australian Daily Telegraph: ‘Courage under fire’, Saturday Citizen SA: ‘African national chaos’, Gulf News: ‘Missile blitz deepens Ukraine blackouts’, & The Hindu: ‘Bilawal’s comments on Modi “uncivilised”- India.’

Celebration of the history of photojournalism. Early 20th Century photograph by US Bain news agency of Lt. Lowell H-Smith & SGT. Turner in front of aeroplane.

Lt. Lowell H. Smith and Sgt. Turner Bain News Service USA, LC-DIG-ggbain-36976 (digital file from original negative)
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Style Tips. ABC style-guide on ‘ambition- You realise or fulfil a dream or an ambition; you reach or achieve a goal — you can’t achieve an ambition, even if you climb every mountain. See: ‘-for anyone who writes or edits ABC content.’

Media Law Tips. Ofcom has ruled that Gordon Ramsey broadcast programmes have breached offensive language regulation on E4 and Channel 4. See:…/Ramsays-Kitchen-Nightmares-USA… &…/Gordon-Ramsays-24-Hours-to… In breach of Rules 1.14 and 2.3 of the Broadcasting Code.

North American Newspapers Saturday 17th December 2022

‘The last regional TV news programmes in Oxford and Cambridge have aired on the BBC today at 6.30pm.’ See:

‘The journalist accounts suspended by Twitter have been reinstated with the following message via the security account.’ See: &

Observer analysis: ‘Digital Services Act: inside the EU’s ambitious bid to clean up social media.’ See:

French Newspapers Saturday 17th December 2022

Guardian reports: ‘Elon Musk reinstates Twitter accounts of suspended journalists.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Mexico news anchor survives shooting amid surge in violence against journalists.’ See:

Guardian feature by Duncan Campbell: ‘ITV dramatises life of John Stonehouse MP who faked his death in 1974.’ See:

Catherine Bennett writes for the Observer: ‘Irritating, yes. Silly, yes. But Harry and Meghan are right on one thing: press persecution.’ See:

Arab News and AFP report: ‘Protest-hit Iran arrests lawyer of detained journalists.’ See:

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘Elon Musk’s team seeks new funding for Twitter — investor.’ See:

Arab News and AFP report: ‘Mexico celebrity journalist survives gun attack.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers 17th December 2022

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