Journalism History Saturday 14th 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 Saturday 14th 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. Sat 14 Jan 2023. Broadsheets. Guardian: ‘HRT may cut risk of dementia in women’, FT: ‘Signs of growth lighten gloom’, Telegraph: ‘Harry- “There’s enough for another book”‘, & Times: ‘We need to train more doctors, says NHS chief.’

Review of UK papers. Sat 14 Jan 2023. Middle Markets. Indy: ‘”Loose cannon”‘ Boris told- Stay out of Ukraine’, i: ‘Labour-NHS too often run for doctors not patients’, Express: ‘Lisa Marie dies of a “broken heart”‘, & Mail: ‘Killed by the dogs she was paid to walk.’

Review of UK papers. Sat 14 Jan 2023. Tabloids. Mirror: ‘Tragedy of Elvis’ only child’, Morning Star: ‘Government fails victims of torture’, Star: ‘The curse of Elvis’, & Sun: ‘Marriage No2 over. Noel divorce.’

Review of world papers. Sat 14 Jan 2023. New York Times: ‘The long arm of Chinese law’, Saturday Citizen SA: ‘Can Elon rescue SA?’ Japan Times: ‘Man indicted over murder of Shinzo Abe’, & Dominion New Zealand: ‘NZ’s “ghost town” tourism problem.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. Charles Carleton Coffin, war correspondent for Boston Journal- picture taken by photographers Case and Getchell, 3rd December 1862 during the US Civil War. US Library of Congress archive.

Title: [Charles Carleton Coffin, war correspondent for Boston Journal] / Carte de visite by Silsbee, Case & Co., photographic artists, 299 1/2 Washington Street, Boston. Case & Getchell, from Dec. 3, 1862.Creator(s): Case and Getchell, photographer
Date Created/Published: [Boston, Mass] : [Silsbee, Case & Co., photographic artists, 299 1/2 Washington Street], [between 1862 and 1865]Medium: 1 photograph : albumen print on card mount ; mount 102 x 61 mm (carte de visite format)Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-72357 (digital file from original, front) LC-DIG-ppmsca-72358 (digital file from original, back)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: LOT 15158-1, no. 363 [P&P]

Style Tips. Washington Post Desk-book 1978 said ‘Do not us gender-qualifiers with an occupational title unless the person’s sex is pertinent. (Make it lawyer, not woman lawyer, and nurse, not male nurse.) Avoid feminine variants (poetess) unless in common use.

Media Law Tips. Ofcom seeking evidence on risks of harms to children online & how they can be mitigated. See:…/call-for-evidence-second-phase… It is preparing to develop codes of practice in its forthcoming role as online safety regulator.

North American Newspapers Saturday 14th January 2023

Guardian reports: ‘A romance novelist came back to life. Angry fans say she faked her death.’ See:

Geoffrey Wheatcroft writes for the Guardian: ‘Paul Johnson obituary- Prolific journalist and historian who shifted allegiance from the left of Labour to become an ardent Thatcher supporter.’ See:

Guardian editorial: ‘On interactive TV: not quite as daring as it thinks.’ See:

‘Two day remand for Bol News journalist Shahid Aslam after writing a story about a former army chief which they claim he did after leaked information.’ See: &

French Newspapers Saturday 14th January 2023

In videotaped testimony unsealed Friday, Donald Trump appears to call writer E. Jean Carroll “mentally sick.”‘ See: &

‘As the World Economic Forum is starting in Davos, around 5,000 military officials and police are checking journalists who are attending.’ See: &

Arab News reports: ‘Twitter offers free ads to brands that advertise on its platform.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Axel Springer’s Politico plans US, Europe expansion.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Meta sues surveillance firm for collecting user data via fake accounts.’ See:

New York Times International reports: ‘‘Based on a True Story’ (Except the Parts That Aren’t). The entertainment genre of historical drama is flourishing — & riddled with inaccuracies. The untrue parts are leading to more public spats and lawsuits.’ See:

Mail Online; ‘BBC News presenter Joanna Gosling is ‘overwhelmed’ at fan praise as she quits 23-year career after being ordered to screen test for her job in channel merger.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers Saturday 14th January 2023

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