Journalism History Monday 16th 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 16th 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 16 Jan 2023. Broadsheets. Guardian: ‘Fury over PM’s bid to hand police sweeping powers on protests’, FT: ‘Companies face billions in writedowns’, Telegraph: ‘Terror arrest over uranium discovery’, & Times: 2 in 3 voters think NHS offers bad service.’

Review of UK papers Mon 16 Jan 2023. Middle Markets. Mail: ‘Call this a cure for NHS?’, Express: ‘Countryside under siege in rush for homes’, Indy: Zahawi “pays millions to settle tax case’, & I: ‘Pupils face online lessons as teachers plan strike.’

Review of UK papers Mon 16 Jan 2023. Tabloids. Star: ‘Deal with the devil’, Sun: ‘Harry envied Wills’ sausage’, Mirror: ‘New hope killer will not go free’, and Metro: ‘”Senseless violence.”- police condemn drive-by gun maniac’s rampage at funeral.’

Review of world papers. Mon 16 Jan 2023. Japan Times: ‘Kishida-Biden meet spotlights robust alliance’, New York Times: Driven to drill in the Amazon’, Haaretz: ‘Soldier killed after grenade explodes’, Pioneer India: ’68 killed in Nepal ATR plane crash.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. Eric Matson photographing in Petra, 1934. In the US Library archives.

Title: Matson photographing in Petra, 1934 Creator(s): Matson Photo Service, photographer Date Created/Published: 1934. Medium: 1 negative : nitrate ; 4 x 5 in. Summary: Photograph shows Eric Matson with a camera. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-matpc-21956 (digital file from original) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. For information see: “G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection,”( Call Number: LC-M33- 13947 [P&P]
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Style Tips. BBC 2003 guide said ‘The key to good writing is simple thoughts simply expressed. Use short sentences and short words. Anything which is confused, complicated, poorly written or capable of being misunderstood risks losing the listener or viewer.’

Media Law Tips. IPSO finds Telegraph in breach of accuracy over reporting Doctors/Nurses pay dispute. See:…/ruling/… ‘Published misleading information and its proposed clarification had not been sufficient to put the correct position on record.’

North American Newspapers Monday 16th January 2023

‘The trial of journalist Andrzej Poczobut, a board member of the Belarusian government’s now outlawed Union of Poles in Belarus (ZPB), is underway in Grodno.’ See: &

‘Nepali journalist Tribhuvan Paudel was among the 68 passengers who were killed when a Yeti Airlines aircraft, with 72 on board crashed into a river gorge close to Pokhara.’ See: &

‘Journalists and media outlets in Afghanistan say they have a lack of access to information as well as harsh restrictions placed on media professionals by the Taliban.’ See: &

‘2 police officers have informed a preliminary hearing into the murder of Derry journalist Lyra McKee they are able to identify the alleged killer by his gait, stance and build.’ See: &

‘The man accused of murdering French Polynesian journalist Jean-Pascal Couraud has asked for permission to travel to France.’ See: &

‘Welsh political journalist Clive Betts has died with BBC newsreader Huw Edwards described him as “one of the greats.”‘ See: & &

‘Former journalist and Prime Minister Boris Johnson has signed a book deal with Harper Collins.’ See: &

‘Apparently broadcaster and journalist Jeremy Clarkson DID apologise to Meghan Markle for his comments in the Sun which saw a record 20,000 complaints hit regulator IPSO.’ See: &

Guardian reports: ‘Harry and Meghan say Jeremy Clarkson spreads “hate rhetoric.’”Duke and Duchess of Sussex respond to TV presenter’s message apologising for article he wrote.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Boris Johnson to publish ‘memoir like no other’ of his time as PM. The book, which so far has no title or publication date, was announced by publisher William Collins, who did not reveal how much Johnson will be paid.’ See:

Guardian feature: “‘God knows how we got on air!’ 40 glorious, disastrous years of breakfast TV ” See:

Guardian reports: ‘Daughter of Algerian journalist arrested on Christmas Eve calls for his release. Imprisonment of Ihsane el-Kadi, a longstanding government critic, prompted outcry from human rights groups.’ See:

French Newspapers Monday 16th January 2023

Guardian reports: ‘Prosecute tech chiefs who endanger children, says Molly Russell’s father. Ian Russell says inquest into daughter’s deat.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Saudi prosecutors seek death penalty for academic over social media use. Court documents reveal reasons for Awad Al-Qarni’s arrest – even though rulers are major investors in social media platforms.’ See:

Guardian obituary: ‘Rick Sanders- talented journalist, musician, singer-songwriter and painter, who made his name as a rock writer in the late 1960s and early 70s.’ See:

Guardian editorial: ‘The Guardian view on regulating social media: the internet should be safer. Ministers’ ambitions have been scaled back but their bill must protect children robustly.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Meta’s decision on Donald Trump is looming. Will he return to Facebook? The ex-president was banned after the Capitol riots in 2021. Will his return rile social media’s ‘cauldron of extremism’?’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘An editor has left a regional publisher after almost a quarter of a century of service following a restructure. Hayley Smith has departed Newsquest.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was challenged at Holyrood after The Scotsman revealed that Edinburgh University had accepted no students from non-deprived areas of Scotland across nine courses in 2022.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A regional daily photographer who captured a historic moment in English cricket history has died aged 97. Tributes have been paid to Fred Spencer, who was chief photographer at the Yorkshire Evening Press.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Journalists and members of the public are being urged to have their say on how they would improve the Editors’ Code of Practice. IPSO has opened its three-yearly public consultation on the Code.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Jeremy Clarkson sent Harry and Meghan Christmas apology for Sun column .’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘MPs hear concerns from news weeklies about proposal to end Saturday Royal Mail deliveries.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘DC Thomson 2021/22 profits hit by £8m increase in energy and paper costs.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘David Aaronovitch to depart The Times after 18 years. Aaronovitch says he will depart the paper in March.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Impress promotes head of regulation to CEO. Lexie Kirkconnell-Kawana will succeed current CEO Ed Procter, who has led Impress since 2020.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Why the US journalists’ union is concerned about law forcing big tech to pay for news. And why the UK’s National Union of Journalists has been more welcoming of the legislation.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘TikTok offers concessions in bid to ease US govt concerns.’ See:

Jewish Chroncile reports.”Plans to scrap Israel’s BBC could see it axed from Eurovision. Israel’s new coalition plans to scrap Kan’s role as a public broadcaster due to its alleged ‘left-wing bias.'” See:’s-bbc-could-see-it-axed-from-eurovision-1AtFNu4uJd2q5jf2h9EWrH

Jewish Chroncle reports: ‘Paul Johnson, friend of Israel and the Jews, dies at 94. Starting as a Labour Party supporter, he moved to the right.’ See:

John Nathan writes for the Jewish Chronicle: ‘Jewish conspiracy theories are well-represented on London stages. Two new productions have raised Jewish eyebrows.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers Monday 16th January 2023

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