Journalism History Monday 2nd January 2023

Review of UK and world papers, celebration of the history of photojournalism, media law and style-guide tips and global journalism stories for Monday 2nd January 2023

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 Mon 2nd Jan 2022. Broadsheets. Indy: ‘Lula sworn in as Brazil’s new president’, Guardian: ‘Fury at ministers’ plans for new real-terms pay cut for NHS staff’, Telegraph: ‘Bright start for King’, & Times: ‘National security fears over police forces.’

Review of UK papers Mon 2nd Jan 2022. Middle Markets. Herald: ‘Council tax debt soars amid growing cost-of-living crisis’, i: ‘Tory voters blame the Government for NHS crisis’, Express: ‘500 patients dying a week’ & Mail: ‘Rishi’s trip New Year headache.’

Review of UK papers Mon 2nd Jan 2022. Tabloids. Mirror: ‘500 deaths a week due to NHS crisis’, Star: ‘Climate change crisis! Barking mad!’ and Sun: ‘Harry Wills: Gloves are orf. Bitter Duke to lift lid on bust-up.’

Review of world papers Mon 2nd Jan 2022. Gulf News: ‘Ukraine’s start to 2023 marked by explosions’, Haaretz: ‘Violent Haredi battalion moves to Golan Heights’, New York Times: ‘Complexity in the legacy of Benedict’, & Times of India: ‘4 killed, 9 injured in terror strike.’

Celebration of photojournalism. Sisters of the Holy Family, New Orleans, La. (Louisiana USA) 1899 or 1900. Credit: Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 , collector.

Sisters of the Holy Family, New Orleans, La. Related Names Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 , collector Date Created/Published: [1899?] Medium: 1 photographic print. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-53509 (b&w film copy neg.) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

Style Tips. ABC Australia style guide On active voice, passive voice- ABC says: ‘ the passive voice has its uses, especially in news copy. Recounting events is a common one, as is emphasising the effect of an action on the subject.’

Media Law Tips. Ruling July last year where High Court judge rejects anonymisation request for litigation relating to ‘laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy (“LVMR”) on a large number of patients.’ See: ‘free and open reporting’ upheld.

North American Newspapers Monday 2nd January 2023

BBC Sounds: ‘The World Service is 90.’ Listen at-

Dominic Sandbrook writes for Mail Online: ‘There’s no way the BBC would commission it, but our history podcast is the most popular in almost every country on earth!’ See:

John Naughton writes for Observer: ‘Something is afoot with copyright this Public Domain Day. On New Year’s Day, copyright in the US expires on a new clutch of artistic works. But shady legal shenanigans mean it’s a little overdue.’ See:

Guardian editorial: ‘The Guardian view on the BBC: more important than ever. The future looks tough for public broadcasting, but its independence must not be compromised.’ See:

Mail Online reports: ‘BBC News presenters will be forced to fight to save their jobs in screen tests as up to 14 hosts could be sacked as part of a major rebrand.’ See:

‘US journalist E Jean Carroll has used a landmark New York law to sue Donald Trump for an alleged rape she said took place in the 1990s.’ See: &

French Newspapers Monday 2nd January 2023

‘Pakistan’s Supreme Court has fixed a “suo motu” court hearing on Thursday following its prominent journalist Arshad Sharif’s assassination in Kenya last year.’ See: &

‘BBC News and BBC World News channels will cut 70 jobs in the UK – including 14 presenters – as revealed last year by its Director General Tim Davie.’ See: &

‘A Japanese journalist was among people injured in a missile attack on Kyiv apparently by Russia on Saturday.’ See:

‘The deputy news editor of Press Association Brian Hutton has died suddenly at the age of 46 after becoming ill on Saturday.’ See: &

Roger Bolton writes for the Guardian: ‘As an ex-BBC presenter, I want to hear a vision that goes beyond cut, cut, cut.’ See:

Arab News and AFP report: ‘Iranian journalist Keyvan Samimi still imprisoned – family.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Etidal, Telegram remove 15m items of extremist online content.’ See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Remembering a Revered, No-Nonsense Editor of Culture. Andrea Stevens, a Times editor, died this month at 83. She was a loved and feared presence in the theater world.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers Monday 2nd January 2023

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