Journalism History Tuesday 27th 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 27th December 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 Tuesday 27th Dec 2022. Broadsheets. Guardian: ‘The dire state of the “broken” rail network’, Indy: ‘What does the UK really think about strikes?’ Telegraph: ‘Energy companies hoarding customers’ billions’ & Times: ‘Middle-class couples face £40,000 hit.’

Review of UK papers Tuesday 27th Dec 2022 Middle Markets Mail: ‘Agency leeches sucking NHS dry’, i: ‘Two-thirds of junior doctors “are trying to leave the NHS”‘, Express: ‘BBC splashes out £7m on new logos’ & Herald: ‘Suicidal asylum seekers feel “abandoned” by Home Office.’

Review of UK papers Tuesday 27 Dec 2022. Tabloids. Star: ‘Bonkers weather. Blizzard of Lizards’, Sun: ‘Shot dead at pub on Xmas Eve. Light of our life’, & Mirror: ‘Xmas gun horror at pub. She was just so happy.’

CIoJ review of world papers Tuesday 27 Dec 2022. Australian Telegraph: ‘Flood victims still homeless. Pleas in a pod’, Gulf News: ‘Bank deposits in UAE witness record growth’, Haaretz: ‘AG may refuse to defend some gov’t bills in court’ & New York Times: ‘Citizen spies’ role.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. When print was king circa 1920 to 1940. ‘Interior view of newspaper delivery room showing man taking stack of newspapers from machine.’

Interior view of newspaper delivery room showing man taking stack of newspapers from machine/ World Telegram photo. Date Created/Published: [between 1920 and 1940] Medium: 1 photographic print.
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-113645 (b&w film copy neg.) Rights Advisory: No copyright restriction known. Staff photographer reproduction rights transferred to Library of Congress through Instrument of Gift.

Style Tips. Times guide says ‘for free- resist if possible this illogical if popular construction of preposition and adjective. “For cheap” or “for expensive” would not be contemplated. You should generally be able to get by with just free (adjective).

Media Law Tips. Ofcom decides Game of Thrones on Sky Atlantic in breach of broadcasting code on offensive language. See:…/Standards-Decision-Game-of… ‘Before the watershed without the required Mandatory Daytime PIN (“MDP”) protection.’

North American Newspapers Tuesday 27th December 2022

Guardian reports: ‘Piers Morgan’s Twitter account abuses queen and Ed Sheeran in apparent hack. Presenter’s account loses most of its content after apparent hacker shares false information and racial slurs.’ See:

Guardian feature: “‘The live shows have really lit a fire under us’: how podcasts became arena fillers.” See:

Arwa Mahdawi writes for the Guardian: ‘Support a free and fearless press that annoys the 1%.’ See:

Express online reports: ‘Blind BBC reporter ‘dives on thief’ and ‘detains’ him after moped thug grabs iPhone BBC reporter Sean Dilley said: “I took a running jump and dive on the thief and knocked him off his bike and onto the floor.”‘ See:

BBC News reports: ‘Blind BBC News correspondent Sean Dilley defeats mugger who stole his phone.’ See:

French Newspapers Tuesday 27th December 2022

‘Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has hired journalist James Forsyth as his political secretary as he prepares to focus on immigration, the NHS and education.’ See: &

‘Former Shropshire Star journalist Shirley Tart has died peacefully at home on Christmas Day.’ See: &

‘Police recovered the body of a Bangladeshi female journalist from her residence in the Dhaka’s Hatirjheel area on Tuesday evening.’ See: &

‘Russia has put the Bellingcat investigative journalist Christo Grozev on its “wanted” list, according to the Russian Interior Ministry.’ &

Arab News reports: ‘Molotov cocktail hurled at Lebanese TV station in response to satire show.’ See:

Haaretz reports: ‘Hours After Being Arrested on Suspicion of Inciting Terrorism, Israel Police Release Left-wing Israeli Journalist.’ See:

Montage of world newspaper Tuesday 27th December 2022

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