Journalism History Tuesday 17th 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 Tueday 17th 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 Tues 17 Jan 2023. Broadsheets Guardian: ‘Met officer admits to brutal campaign of rape & terror’ FT: ‘Billions in tax uncollected as officers shift to Brexit & Covid loan fraud’ Telegraph: ‘SNP threatens court action’ & Times: ‘Mass walkout by teachers.’

Review of UK papers Tues 17 Jan 2023. Middle Markets. Indy: ‘Shaming of the Met’, i: Police crisis. 800 officers face inquiry’, Mail: ‘Just how many more monsters in uniform?’ & Express: ‘Just how did police miss serial rapist in its ranks?’

Review of UK papers Tues 17 Jan 2023. Tabloids. Met: ‘Met cop admits he’s a serial rapist’, Mirror: ‘9 chances to stop racist cop’, Star: ‘Bada Bing! Mafia boss is caught’, & Sun: ‘Fury after beast’s 48 rapes. Monster of the Met.’

Review of world papers Tues 17 Jan 2023. Business Day SA: ‘Power crisis- fed-up SA readiers for battle’, Jerusalem Post: ‘Hamas shows video of captive Avera Mengistu’, Japan Times: ‘Traders watch for more BOJ policy tweaks’, New York Times: ‘Will there be a Biden comeback?’

Celebration of photojournalism history. Steamer “White Horse” in Five Fingers photographed in 1920. Archive image in the Library of Congress.

Title: Steamer “White Horse” in Five Fingers Date Created/Published: 1920.
Medium: 1 photographic print. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-02091 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-66470 (b&w film copy neg.) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

Style Tips. Economist guide. ‘In general, follow the pinyin spelling of Chinese names, which has replaced the old Wade-Giles system, except for people and places outside mainland China. Peking is therefore Beijing and Chou Enlai is now Zhou Enlai.

Media Law Tips. Bauer Radio’s ILR Rock FM breakfast programme in breach of Ofcom broadcasting code. See:…/Rock-FM-Breakfast-with-Joel-Ross… ‘Most offensive language was broadcast at a time when children were likely to be listening.’

North American Newspapers Tuesday 17th January 2023

Geraldine Cominskey writes for CIoJ LinkedIn news: ‘Watching “The Case I Can’t Forget” on RTE One this evening, and the horrifying spectre of the bomb threats, reminded me of the blanket PR job in all the newspapers at the time.’ See:

‘LBC Radio Broadcaster Andrew Castle has revealed he chased a burglar down the street completely naked – and nearly caught him.’ See: &

‘A BBC newsreader is at the centre of a stalking ordeal after a woman armed with a lock knife was arrested outside Broadcasting House in London.’ See: &

‘Union Home Minister Amit Shah was addressing The Indian Express Excellence in Governance Awards today when he said journalists should be non partisan to excel.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘At least forty journalists were attacked during the recent riots in Brasil.’ See: &

Guardian reports: “Twitter ‘verified’ check marks bought by Taliban appear to have been removed. Afghanistan’s hardline Islamist rulers had never carried a verification tick mark before the launch of Twitter Blue.” See:

Guardian reports: “‘Proud to be a disruptor’: GB News faces growing pains as it tries to clean up image. Right-leaning TV channel to cut costs, hire new talent and enforce ‘discipline’ as it aims for growth.” See:

French Newspapers Tuesday 17th January 2023

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A former Guardian journalist is investigating Britain’s ‘hidden corners’ with the help of the people who know them best – local news reporters.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A photographer who was awarded the MBE for his work at the regional newspaper group he served for four decades has died aged 88. Tributes have been paid to Mike Roberts.’ See:

Hold The Front Page Media Law Column: ‘IPSO regulates vast majority of regional & national press. And every three years, the regulator undertakes a public consultation.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A farmer’s daughter has landed her “dream job” as a regional daily’s farming editor. Katrina Macarthur has been appointed to the role at Aberdeen daily the Press & Journal.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘An editor has hit out at a police chief’s refusal to intervene after his title was barred from naming a disgraced sergeant.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘ Reuters to create 100 jobs and reboot paywall following London Stock Exchange deal The Reuters global newsroom will see investment in 100 editorial roles.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘CNN Business Arabic to launch.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘WEF launches ‘virtual global village’ in the metaverse.’ See:

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

Montage of world newspapers Tuesday 17th January 2023

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