Journalism History Sunday 25th 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 Sunday 25th December Christmas Day 2022

Journalism is the first draft of history and these daily reports seek to provide an online briefing of the history of journalism for each day featured.

Review of UK papers. Can only find 2 published today Christmas Day 25th Dec 2022. Sunday Telegraph: ‘”Forces are not spare capacity for strikes”‘ & ‘Sunak takes on Netflix amid Harry and Meghan row’ and Independent: ‘Deadly blizzards grip the United States.’ https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1607116827242422274

Review of world papers. Gulf News: ‘PCR test must for India arrivals from 5 countries’, Jerusalem Post: ‘”Likud has not commited to changing Law of Return”‘, Sunday Times India: ‘Mathura court orders survey of Shahi Idgah’, & Sunday Times South Africa: ‘Cabinet Axe Looms.’ https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1607118056865599491

Review of US papers. Boston Sunday Globe: ‘Crossing to safety’, Washington Post: ‘Inside the vast stop-start effort to arm Ukraine’, LA Times: ‘L.A.s political puzzle- Why is Latino voter turnout so low?’ & New York Times: ‘Putin wants loytalty, and he’s found it in Africa.’ https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1607118938466390017

Celebration of photojournalism history. Photograph by Carol M Highsmith 1946 The Silent Night Memorial Chapel at Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland, retail store in Frankenmuth, Michigan, promiting itself as the “World’s Largest Christmas Store.” Library of Congress archive. https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1607119955295600641

The Silent Night Memorial Chapel at Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland, a retail store in Frankenmuth, Michigan, that promotes itself as the “World’s Largest Christmas Store.” The 56-foot-tall landmark is a replica of the original chapel in Oberndorf, Salzburg, Austria, which marks the site where the Christmas carol “Silent Night” was first sung on Christmas Eve in 1818 Creator(s): Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-, photographer Date Created/Published: 2019-11-08. Medium: 1 photograph : digital, tiff file, color. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-highsm-60804 (original digital file) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

Style Tips. Washington Post 1978 continues on fairness- ‘No story is fair if reporters hide their biases or emotions behind such subtly pejorative words as “refused” “despite”, “admit”, & “massive.” So fairness requires straightforwardness ahead of flashiness. ‘ https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1607120661889314817

Media Law tips from @CIoJournalist. Tribunal decision Dec 15 2022 challenging BBC’s exemption from FOIA disclosure unless information is held for “purposes other than those of journalism, art or literature.” See: https://bailii.org/cgi-bin/format.cgi?doc=/uk/cases/UKFTT/GRC/2022/480.html Challenge concerned complaints handling.’ https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1607143314100453377

North American Newspapers Sunday 25th December 2022

Guardian reports: ‘Sky could lose £150m a year from plan to relax ad limits on UK’s free-to-air TV. Ofcom reviews longstanding rules that allow pay-TV companies more ad minutes than public service rivals.’ See: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2022/dec/25/sky-ad-uk-free-to-air-tv-ofcom

Guardian reports: “‘Losing sense of self’: Kirsty Young opens up about illness on Desert Island Discs. Former presenter tells current host Lauren Laverne of pain of stepping back from career due to chronic conditions.” See: https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2022/dec/25/losing-sense-of-self-kirsty-young-opens-up-about-illness-on-desert-island-discs

Guardian reports: ‘Twitter restores suicide prevention feature. Move follows criticism of Elon Musk after #ThereIsHelp feature disappeared from searches.’ See: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2022/dec/24/twitter-restores-suicide-prevention-feature

Arab News and AFP report: “Harry, Meghan brand UK tabloid apology for column ‘PR stunt.’” See: https://www.arabnews.com/node/2221581/media

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘Twitter restores suicide prevention feature after Reuters report.’ See: https://www.arabnews.com/node/2221596/media

Arab News reports: ‘Arab News publishes a special Christmas edition for first time in Saudi Arabia.’ See: https://www.arabnews.com/node/2221351/media

Times of Israel reports: ‘ToI culture critic’s top 10 moments of Jewish entertainment for 2022. It’s been a banner year for films, shows, and theatrical productions by Jews or about the Jewish experience. Here are the best from Jordan Hoffman.’ See: https://www.timesofisrael.com/toi-culture-critics-top-10-moments-of-jewish-entertainment-for-2022/

Mail Online reports: “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex dismiss The Sun’s apology for Jeremy Clarkson column as a ‘PR stunt.'” See: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11572015/The-Duke-Duchess-Sussex-dismiss-Suns-apology-Jeremy-Clarkson-column-PR-stunt.html

French Newspapers Sunday 25th December 2022

Telegraph reports: “Clarkson column. Harry and Meghan call Sun apology ‘PR stunt.'” See: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/royal-family/2022/12/24/harry-meghan-say-suns-apology-jeremy-clarkson-column-nothing/

Bryony Gordon writes for the Telegraph: ‘Why you should not look at social media this year.’ See: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/columnists/2022/12/23/dont-look-social-media-twixmas-improve-experience-100-per/

BBC News reports: ‘King Charles’ first Christmas speech reflects cost-of-living crisis.’ See: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-64053758

BBC’s first original radio playwright & first apparent tv cook Mrs Phyllis Twigg aka Moira Meighn aka Puck the Painter. Writer, journalist, illustrator, and multimedia entrepreneur. https://kulturapress.com/2022/09/24/phyllis-m-twigg-the-bbcs-first-original-radio-dramatist/

Montage world newspapers Sunday 25th December 2022 Christmas Day.

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