Journalism History Monday 19th 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 Monday 19th December 2022

Review of UK papers Monday 19th Dec 2022. Broadsheets. FT: ‘Covid’s rapid advance in China cities sparks disruption’, Guardian: ‘Champions! Messi’s crowning glory’, Telegraph: ‘Strikes “trap elderly in hospitals”‘, & Times: ‘Airport strikes to wreak havoc.’

Review of UK papers Monday 19 Dec 2022. Tabloids. Metro: ‘This is not our battle’, Mirror: ‘Cold-heart Tories putting lives at risk’, Star: Don’t share duvet with pooch. Move rover Fido!’, & Sun: ‘In the hand of God!’

Review of UK papers. Monday 19th Dec 2022. Middle Markets. Express: ‘Nurses will do deal to end strikes’, i newspaper: ‘Delayed 999 call response times are costing lives, warn paramedics’, & Mail: ‘Outrage at Nevilles’ World Cup rants over UK strikes.’

Review of world papers Monday 19th Dec 2022. Times of India: ‘SupreMessi’, Global Times: ‘Over 60% believe China’s intl influence is rising’, SA Citizen: ‘Night of the long knives’, & New York Times International: ‘How fusion can secure our future.’

Appreciation of photojournalism history. War photography 16th May 1911 from US Bain news agency. Mexican Revolution. Date on negative is 6 days after the capture of Cuidad Juárez by General Francisco “Pancho” Villa and Pascual Orozco.

Juarez, Federal Barricade captured by insurrectos. Photo probably relates to events of the Mexican Revolution. Date on negative is 6 days after the capture of Cuidad Juárez by General Francisco “Pancho” Villa and Pascual Orozco. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ggbain-09204 (digital file from original neg.)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. For more information, see George Grantham Bain Collection – Rights and Restrictions Information(

Style Tips. Usage & Abusage. Device; devise- As a noun, devise occurs only in Law. In general usage, device is only a noun, devise only a verb (“to plan, arrange, contrive) device is a means whereby one is assisted in achieving one’s purpose. Devisor- legal.

Media Law Tips. IPSO says: ‘IPSO assesses over 12,000 complaints about Jeremy Clarkson article.’ See:…/ipso-assesses-over-12-000…/ ‘The piece was removed from The Sun’s website this afternoon. ‘

North American Newspapers Monday 19th December 2022

‘Jeremy Clarkson has said he is “horrified to have caused so much hurt” with a column he wrote in the Sun about Meghan Markle.’ See: &

Guardian reports: ‘Evgeny Lebedev’s 1% attendance makes him among least active in House of Lords. Evening Standard owner among a series of peers who appear to play a minimal role without a formal leave of absence from Lords.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Amber Heard settles defamation case with Johnny Depp. Heard had previously been ordered to pay more than $10m in damages to Depp, while he was ordered to pay her $2m.’ See:

Guardian and AFP report: ‘Swedish court blocks extradition of journalist sought by Turkey in Nato deal. Handing over of Bülent Keneş is one of Ankara’s key demands in exchange for ratifying Sweden’s membership.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Almost 20m people in UK watched World Cup final on TV. Peak audience of almost 15m watched BBC coverage of France v Argentina, with 4.3m watching on ITV.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Elon Musk’s Twitter poll: 10 million say he should step down. Billionaire chief executive of Tesla insists there is no successor in the wings at social media platform.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Rishi Sunak tells Gary Neville to stick to football after workers’ rights comments. Speaking at World Cup, pundit said government was ‘demonising’ striking NHS and rail staff.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Press watchdog ducks Murdoch dinner date after deluge of Clarkson complaints. Ipso head declines private invite after receiving 12,000 complaints about Jeremy Clarkson Sun column attacking Meghan.’ See:

Guardian analysis: ‘What we know about Elon Musk’s week and what’s in store for Twitter.’ See:

Zoe Williams argues in Guardian: ‘Violent misogynistic fantasies like Jeremy Clarkson’s are not new – but the Sun gleefully publishing them is.’ See:

Nils Pratley argues in Guardian: ‘Elon Musk needs to realise Twitter is a hobby and Tesla is his priority.’ See:

French Newspapers for Monday 19th December 2022

Press Gazette reports: ‘Journalist of the year Pippa Crerar on Partygate scoops: I didn’t bring Boris Johnson down, he did.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘News diary 19-25 December: High Court rules on Rwanda policy, Congressional report into 6 Jan riot published.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: A regional publisher has been named one of the top 50 firms when it comes to encouraging social mobility. Reach plc has been ranked 46th in the Social Mobility Foundation’s 2022 Social Mobility Employer Index.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘The press watchdog has rapped a city news website over a video it published that gave a misleading impression about a road traffic incident.’ See:

HTFP reports: ‘The press watchdog has issued new guidance for editors on publishing corrections in print. IPSO has created the guidelines to help journalists on where corrections, clarifications, and adjudications should be placed in newspapers.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A journalist is leaving a weekly newspaper after 26 years for a new job helping Ukrainian refugees. Community content editor Kate Young is saying farewell to the Isle of Wight County Press to take up a job with MAD-Aid.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘An editor appointed in a regional publisher’s fresh drive to localise its journalism has left her hometown newspaper almost 20 years after she joined it.’ See:

Arab News & Reuters report: ‘Musk poll shows 57.5% want him to step down as Twitter chief.’ See:

Arab News & Reuters: ‘TikTok denies setting up ‘illegal operations’ in Taiwan.’ See:

Arab News and Associated Press report: ‘EU accuses Meta of antitrust breaches with classified ads.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Outrage over Western media criticism of Qatari emir’s bisht gesture at World Cup final.’ See:

Jewish Chronicle reports: ‘New York Times defends controversial ‘swastika’ crossword design.’ See:

Times of Israel announces ‘partnership with podcast Israel Story. Most popular narrative podcast on Israel will be featured and distributed alongside ToI podcasts.’ See:

Montage of newspapers Monday 19th December 2022

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