Journalism History Friday 30th 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 30th 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 Friday 30th Dec 2022. Broadsheets. FT: ‘Sharp plunge in global dealmaking’, Guardian: ‘Pelé 1940-2022’, Telegraph: ‘Ministers to look at new Covid travel curbs’, & Times: ‘Strike costs “will force unions into climbdown.”

Review of UK papers Friday 30th Dec 2022. Middle Markets. Indy: ‘Mental health crisis is now “parallel pandemic”‘, i: ‘Police recruits quit Johnson’s hiring scheme in droves’, Express: ‘”No magic wand for pay rises”‘, Mail: ‘Families’ growing mountain of debt.’

Review of UK papers Friday 30th Dec 2022. Tabloids. Mirror: ‘World hails “divine” genius who made football beautiful. The best’, Star: ‘Pele, the greatest footballer of all time. The real GOAT’, & Sun: ‘Brazil legend dies. King of football.’

Review of world papers Friday 30th Dec 2022. Global Times: ‘China’s economic governance beats headwinds’, Jerusalem Post: ‘Netanyahu sets Iran as top goal’, New York Times: ‘An unexpected migrant group’, & Times of India: ‘EC proposes remote voting for inter-state migrants.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. 1884 print showing bust portraits of eleven 19th century British newspaper editors and journalists superimposed on the front page of the newspapers they were associated with. US Library of Congress.

1884 Print shows bust portraits of eleven 19th century British newspaper editors and journalists superimposed on the front page of the newspaper they were associated with. Top row, from left: W.H. Mudford of “The Standard”, Edmund Yates of “The World”, “Maleneh[?]” of the “Truth”, Frederick Greenwood of the “St. James’s Gazette”, and George Augustus Sala of “The Daily Telegraph”; at center is John Walter of “The Times”; bottom row, from left, John R. Robinson of “The Daily News”, John L. Latey of “The Illustrated London News”, Francis C. Burnand of “Punch”, William L. Thomas of “The Graphic”, and Edward Lloyd of “The Daily Chronicle”. Includes facsimile signatures across the bottom.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-pga-03131 (digital file from original print)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

Style Tips. Usage and Abusage distinguishes perceptible- able to be perceived by the senses (not synonymous with considerable); perceptive- capable of perceiving (‘Dickens was a most perceptive man’); and perceptual- belonging to perception.

Media Law Tips. How to stop local authorities using ‘commercial confidentiality’ to conceal journalistic access to all commercial contracts. See: Veolia v Nott. County Council ‘Confidential information .. comes in all shapes and sizes.’

North American Newspapers Friday 30th December 2022

Mail Online reports: ‘BBC is ‘warping modern Britain’ by allowing Left-wing, woke viewpoints’ in storylines of dramas including Vigil, Eastenders and Sherwood, report warns.’ See:

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Indian tycoon Gautam Adani today secured a majority stake in leading news broadcaster NDTV, finalizing a hostile takeover that has sparked press freedom fears.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Yorgen Fenech, who is charged with the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, has appealed the denial to have a judge disqualified from presiding over his trial.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘1,668 journalists have been killed worldwide over the past 20 years – an average of more than 80 a year – according to an analysis published by Reporters Without Borders (RSF).’ See: &

Guardian reports: “Blair government despaired at ‘juvenile’ media in efforts to keep ministers on-message. Aide’s suggestion of ‘accuracy’ regulations for press was dismissed as ‘probably suicidal to try.’” See:

French Newspapers Friday 30th December 2022

Guardian reports: “‘Pelé eterno’: what international front pages say about the death of the footballing great. The Brazilian star makes the front pages of newspapers around the world on Friday, as they mourn a legend of the game.” See:

Arab News and AFP report: ‘Nearly 1,700 journalists killed over past 20 years: RSF.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘‘Camel Race Secrets’ highlights UAE’s heritage sport.’ See:

Times of Israel interview feature: ‘New doc chronicles adventures of towering US-Jewish writer-editor duo of 50 years.’ See:

FT feature (behind paywall) ‘How to Stand Up to a Dictator — Maria Ressa on the dark arts of disinformation. The Filipina journalist shows how demagogues misuse the internet — yet insists it can be a force for good.’ See:

BBC News profile: ‘Andrew Tate: The self-proclaimed misogynist influencer.’ See:

New York Times feature: ‘She’s Building a Little Jewish Magazine on Big Ideas. After a rebellious youth and years spent on an unpublished novel, Arielle Angel, the editor of Jewish Currents, has carved out a role for herself.’ See:

New York Times reports: ‘Algeria Cracks Down on Last Remaining Independent Media Outlet.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers Friday 30th December 2022

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