Journalism History Thursday 29th 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 Thursday 29th 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 29 Dec 2022. Broadsheets. FT: ‘TUC chief puts Sunak on alert’, Guardian: ‘Italy tests Chinese travellers for Covid’, Telegraph: ‘Extremist groups funded by taxpayer’, & Times: ‘MI5 spy used Celtic tickets “to infiltrate the New IRA.”‘

Review of UK papers 29 Dec 2022. Middle Markets. Indy: ‘Russia steps up Ukraine bombardment’, i: ‘Unions poised to boycott pay talks’, Express: ‘Rishi’s pledge to make Britain’s streets safer’, & Mail: ‘Have Tories given up on cutting tax?’

Review of UK papers 29 Dec 2022. Tabloids. Morning Star: ‘It’s time to fight back’, Mirror: ‘1,000 new heart kits to save lives’, Star: ‘Pull pull over car & find tiger cub hidden behind the suitcases- Puss in Boot’ & Sun: ‘Fury over WFH food freebies- Sneaky Nando’s.’

Review of world papers 29 Dec 2022. Global Times: ‘Nearly 80% find current global economic order unfair’, Jerusalem Post: ‘Netanyahu returns to helm today’, New York Times: ‘Loyal soldiers of Putin’s war’, & Times of India: ‘4 LeT men killed in Jammu on way to Kashmir.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. Newspapers for sale at a grocery, 324 East Sixty-first Street, between 1st and 3rd Avenues, New York City summer 1938.

Title: New York, New York. 61st Street between 1st and 3rd Avenues. Newspapers for sale.Other Title: Newspapers for sale at a grocery, 324 East Sixty-first Street Creator(s): Evans, Walker, 1903-1975, photographer Date Created/Published: 1938 Summer. Medium: 1 negative : nitrate ; 35 mm.
Reproduction Number: LC-USF3301-006719-M5 (b&w film dup. neg.) LC-DIG-fsa-8a19121 (digital file from original neg.) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions. For information, see U.S. Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black & White Photographs(

Style Tips. Papper on Broadcast Writing said ‘We report ages only when they’re an important (or interesting) part of the story. …We have to tell the audience that Mary Smith is 41 years old. Think about whether the age really adds something to the story.

Media Law Tips. IPSO finds Edinburgh Live’s article headlined “Edinburgh cyclist involved in dangerous near miss with driver at roundabout” breached accuracy code. See:…/ruling/… Article included video filmed from perspective of a moving vehicle.

North American Newspapers Thursday 29th December 2022

Mail Online reports: “‘Biased’ BBC is ‘rewriting British history to promote a woke agenda’, a group of leading academics warns.’ See:

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Piers Morgan’s Twitter account has been hacked and a series of racist and other comments were sent until it was shut down and wiped clean.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Scottish broadcaster Gordon Smart is joining the Good Morning Britain presenting team in the latest bid to get a more inclusive line up.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: “Data obtained by the Daily Express through the FOIA has confirmed BBC spent £7,261,039 of taxpayer funds on the re-brand project over a ‘number of years.'” See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘BBC News set to update camera robotics in its Studio E upgrade.’ See: &

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A regional daily journalist who went on to hold a senior role in British boxing has died aged 87. Tributes have been paid to John Morris.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Pressing changes: The titles which opened and closed in 2022.’ See:

French Newspapers Thursday 29th December 2022

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘An American journalist at West Virginia Public Broadcasting claims she was fired from her job after reporting on abuses taking place at state-run psychiatric facilities.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Dr Emma L Briant has complained about the BBC “horrifying” decision to have a spy boss as guest editor of its flagship Today programme on Radio 4.’ See: &

Guardian reports: ‘Customers queue at Aldi at dawn for YouTubers’ Prime Hydration drink. The energy drink became a sensation after it was launched by social media influencers KSI and Logan Paul.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Donations to Guardian and Observer charity appeal reach £1m. Appeal in aid of charities helping people struggling with cost of living crisis hits milestone after three weeks.’ See:

Guardian reports: “Twitter outage: Elon Musk says ‘works for me’ as users report problems with website. The technical failure comes after mass layoffs at the tech firm following its takeover by Elon Musk.” See:

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘Algerian journalist in custody ahead of trial, lawyers say.’ See:

Arab News and Associated Press report: ‘Bulgaria summons Russian envoy over warrant for journalist.’ See:

Arab News report: ‘Afghan professor rips up diplomas on live TV to protest women university ban.’ See:

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘Google, YouTube content providers must face US children’s privacy lawsuit.’ See:

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘Twitter back online after global outage hits thousands.’ See:

Montage of newspapers Thursday 29th December 2022

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