Journalism History Monday 9th 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 9th 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 9 Jan 2023. Broadsheets. FT: ‘US bolsters military ties with Japan’, Guardian: ‘PM looks at one-off cash offer to end nurses’ strike’, Telegraph: ‘”William & Kate stereotyped Meghan”‘ & Times: ‘”Royals were complicit in Meghan’s pain”, says Duke.’

Review of UK papers Mon 9 Jan 2023. Middle Markets. Indy: ‘Bolsonaro supporters storm congress’, i: ‘1/4 adults go to A&E as they can’t get GP appointments’, Mail: ‘My family helped drive out Meghan’, & Express: ‘Rishi offers “chink of optimism” over nursing pay deal.’

Review of UK papers Mon 9 Jan 2023. Tabloids. Metro: ‘Not a spare in the world’, Mirror: ‘One rule for the Rishi’, Star: ‘Caveman bald cure. Yabba dabba hairdo’, and Sun: ‘We never called Royals racist.’

Review of world papers Mon 9 Jan 2023. New York Times: ‘No rest for retirees in Asia’, Jerusalem Post: ‘Coalition to have absolute say in appointing judges’, China Daily: ‘Travelers hail “smooth” arrival process’, & Times of India: ‘1.9 degree in C main city stn in Delhi.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. Photograph of several Tuskegee airmen attending a briefing in Ramitelli, Italy, March 1945 taken by Toni Frissell (1907-1988) and archived by US Library of Congress.

Photograph shows several Tuskegee airmen attending a briefing. First row: 1. Hiram E. Mann, Cleveland, OH, Class 44-F; 2. Unidentified; 3. Newman C. Golden, Cincinnati, OH, 44-G; 4. Bertram W. Wilson, Jr., Brooklyn, NY, 44-E; 5. Samuel W. Watts, Jr., New York, NY, 44-E. Second row: 6. Armour G. McDemoe, Martinsville, VA, 43-A; 7. Howard C. Gamble, Charles Town, WV, 43-K; 8. Harr;y T. Steward, Jr. Corona, NY, 44-F; 9. Earle R. Lane, Wickliffe, OH, 44-D; 10. Wyrain T. Shell, Brooklyn, NY, 44-F?; 11. Harold M. Morris, Seattle, WA, 44-D; 12. John E. Edwards, Steubenville, OH, 44-C; 13. John H. Porter, Cleveland, OH, 44-C; 14. James H. Fischer?, Stoughton, MA44-G; 15. Wyrain T. Shell, Brooklyn, NY, 44-F?; Third row: 16. William E. “Porky” Rice?, Swarthmore, PA, 44-G; 17. Tony Weaver?; 18. Charles L. White?, St. Louis, MO, 44-C; 19. George Arnold Lynch, Valley Stream, NY, 44-F; 20. Samuel L. Washington, Cleveland, OH, 44-F; 21. Calvin J. Spann, Rutherford, NJ, 44-G; 22. Frank N. Wright, Elmsford, NY, 44-F. At Ramitelli, Italy, March 1945. (Source: Tuskegee Airmen 332nd Fighter Group pilots. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-13260 (digital file from original neg.)
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Style Tips. Guardian online guide has entry on Icelandic names. See: Icelandic people are referred to by their first names on second mention eg the former prime minister Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, then Jóhanna thereafter.’

Media Law Tips. 5RB Chambers remembers the media law legend Richard Hartley KC (1932-2022) See: Caricatured as ‘Sir Hartley Redface by Private Eye, Richard’s unerring ability to sway a jury was legendary.’

North American Newspapers Monday 9th January 2023

Guardian reports: ‘Julian Assange denied permission to attend Vivienne Westwood funeral. Westwood’s family say they are ‘deeply disappointed’ WikiLeaks founder was not given temporary release from prison.’ See:

Stephen Bates analysis for Guardian: ‘You can see why Harry dislikes the tabloid press – but they didn’t cause Diana’s death.’ See:

Guardian reports: “Prince Harry defends tell-all memoir in furious ITV interview. King, queen consort and Prince William all criticised as Harry says silence ‘allows the abuser to abuse.’” See:

Guardian reports:’Twitter reportedly makes more cuts to online safety teams. A dozen people based in Dublin and Singapore who moderate content and monitor hate speech believed to have been let go.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Guardian and Observer charity appeal passes £1.25m mark as it enters final week.’ See:

John Naughton writes for Observer: ‘The ChatGPT bot is causing panic now – but it’ll soon be as mundane a tool as Excel.’ See:

Guardian Australia reports: ‘WhatsApp and other messaging services left out of new Australian misinformation code, regulator says.’ See:

French Newspapers Monday 9th January 2023

‘A video of a TV journalist Shubham being heckled by police officials in Lucknow is going viral on social media.’ See: &

‘Public Broadcaster’s in Israel, Kan and the Army Radio have been openly told by the new Communications Minister Shlomo Karhi that there is no reason to support them.’ See: &

Mail Online reports: ‘Six journalists are detained after footage of South Sudan’s president wetting himself leaked on social media.’ See:

Mail Online reports: ‘Who is Prince Harry’s ghostwriter? JR Moehringer behind ‘Spare’ is award-winning journalist whose own memoir was turned into 2021 Ben Affleck film that was directed by George Clooney.’ See:

Guardian and Reuters report: ‘US supreme court lets WhatsApp pursue Pegasus spyware lawsuit. Court rejects NSO claim it could not be sued because it was acting as agent for unidentified foreign governments.’ See:

Jewish Chronicle reports: ‘Veteran Austrian Jewish journalist and Holocaust survivor Karl Pfeifer dies at 94.’ See:

Jewish Chronicle reports: ‘New York’s Orthodox Jews hire billboards attacking The New York Times .’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘An editor who went on to train hundreds of journalists including some of the best-known names in the media industry has died aged 86. Tributes have been paid to Don Chambers.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Five new prizes specifically for local and regional journalists will be up for grabs at the next edition of an annual journalism awards. The Scottish Press Awards will feature the new categories.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A journalist who helped launch a regional daily and served its publisher for 63 years has died aged 81. Tributes have been paid to Shirley Tart, who spent her entire career with the Midland News Association.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: “The Northern Echo’s front page urges Sunak to focus on priorities other than ‘maths to 18.′” See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘The press watchdog has rapped a weekly newspaper after it described a man convicted of harassment as a “stalker”. IPSO has upheld a complaint against the South Wales Guardian.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A regional publisher has bought two new titles as it aims to expand its news and sport offering online. National World purchased independent digital football publisher ScoopDragon and video-first news title NewsChain.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Hyperlocal editors have shared their anger after accusing bigger publishers of using taxpayer-funded local democracy reporters to “prop up” coverage outside of the scheme’s remit.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘City AM to end Friday print edition as commuters stay home. The business daily will continue to print on Mondays to Thursdays.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Independent duped by joke tweet that Prince Harry is Shenseea fan. The prince’s views on Jamaican dancehall music apparently remain a subject for his next book.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Prince Harry versus the press: Changing UK media now his ‘life’s work.’ Prince Harry says his legal actions could shut down Sun, Mirror and Daily Mail.’ See:

Arab News reports: “Meta’s Oversight Board tells company to allow ‘death to Khamenei’ posts.” See:

Arab News reports: ‘SRMG and Bloomberg Media expand agreement to launch Asharq Quicktake and Bloomberg Invest in Riyadh.’ See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Phoenix Police Investigate Their Detention of Black Wall Street Journal Reporter Dion Rabouin.’ See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Bernard Kalb, Veteran Foreign Correspondent, Is Dead at 100. He covered wars, revolutions and diplomatic breakthroughs for CBS, NBC and The New York Times.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers Monday 9th January 2023

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