Journalism History Sunday 15th 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 Sunday 15th 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. Sun 15 Jan 2023. Broadsheets. Indy: ‘”Johnson for PM”‘ splits warring Tories’, Observer: ‘Cabinet split on NHS pay piles pressure on Sunak’, Telegraph: ‘Girl 7, criticially ill after church shooting’, & Sunday Times: ‘Windsor peace talk plan.’

Review of UK papers. Sun 15 Jan 2023. Tabloids. Mirror: ‘Yet another Covid scandal. Tory donor tycoon’s £4.5m to destroy PPE’, Star: ‘The only wraith is Essex’, and Sun on Sunday: ‘Horror on London street. Girl, 7, shot in drive-by at funeral.’

Review of UK papers. Sun 15 Jan 2023. Middle Markets. Herald in Scotland: ‘Environmental concern over 850 ft turbines planned for Scotland’, Mail on Sunday: ‘Rishi risks being dragged into Coronation row’, & Sunday Express: ‘”Sex assault” during riot at migrant centre.’

Review of world papers. Sun 15 Jan 2023. New Sunday Express India: ‘Staggering 60,000 Covid deaths in China in a month’, Gulf News: ‘UK to supply tanks to Ukraine’, Haaretz: ‘Anti-gov’t protests draw crowds across Israel’, New York Times: ‘Santos’s deceits weren’t a secret.’

Celebration of the history of photojournalism. Photogrpher in crowd with plate glass camera at unveiling of statue to Thomas Jefferson at Columbia University, New York City 2nd June 1914.

Title: “Jefferson” unveiling Creator(s): Bain News Service, publisher
Date Created/Published: [1914 Jne 2] Medium: 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.
Summary: Photograph shows crowd at the unveiling of a Thomas Jefferson statue which was a gift of Joseph Pulitzer’s estate to Columbia University, New York City. The statue was unveiled in a ceremony on June 2, 1914. A photographer putting glass plates into his camera is seen in the background. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011 and New York Times, June 3, 1914) Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ggbain-16155 (digital file from original negative) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. For more information, see George Grantham Bain Collection – Rights and Restrictions Information(

Style Tips. Usage and Abusage (3rd ed.) on racism, racialism. The two words seem to be used indiscriminately, the former being now the more common; though some writers try to distinguish between racism as a scientific theory and racialism as racial prejudice.

Media Law tips. Key test case on anonymity for defendants in Courts-Martial from 2013 Marines A & Ors v Guardian News and Media & Other Media [2013] EWCA Crim 2367 See: Explores ‘The importance of open justice.’

North American Newspapers Sunday 15th January 2023

‘A film crew covering the climate protests in the German open cast -lignite village’ of Lützerath on Saturday were pelted by stones.’ See: &

‘George Hook has doubled down on his controversial comments about rape saying women who have “25 vodkas” should be warned they could be taken advantage of.’ See: &

‘Nigerian presidential candidate Bola Tinubu has appointed Arise TV journalist Mahmud Jega as his Special Adviser, Public Affairs.’ See: &

‘Pakistan journalist and author Kashaf Alvi is a part of the change that the world expects from its youth.’ See: &

‘The 19 year anniversary of the murder of Bangladeshi journalist Manik Chandra Saha has led journalist bodies to demand a reinvestigation into his death.’ See: &

French Newspapers Sunday 15th January 2023

Observer reports: ‘Boris Johnson’s Partygate testimony to be shown in full on live TV. Former PM’s comeback plans are under threat as MPs stage televised interrogation over claims he misled parliament.’ See:

Observer reports: ‘Men reporting badly! Nish Kumar and Josh Widdicombe find being hacks is no joke.’ See:

Stewart Lee writes for the Observer: ‘Prince Harry’s frostbite has taken the heat off the Tories. As our health service collapses, the government have taken cover – behind the Duke of Sussex’s penis.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Elon Musk’s Ancient Egypt tweet lands him invite from tourism official.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Arab Media Conference discusses digital hegemony.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers Sunday 15th January 2023

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