Journalism History Wednesday 18th 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 Wednesday 18th 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 Wed 18 Jan 2023. Broadsheets. FT: ‘IMF outlook turns brighter’, Guardian: ‘Clamour for inquiry into officers who allowed rapist to stay in Met’, Times: ‘Don’t let them eat cake’, & Telegraph: ‘Trans law “could turn parents into criminals.’

Review of UK papers Wed 18 Jan 2023. Middle Markets. Indy: ‘Health secretary warns NHS nurses…’ i: ‘Stop forcng families onto prepay meters’, Mail: ‘Strip the rapist PC of is £22,000 pension’, & Express: ‘Rishi- bonfire of EU law will help boost growth.’

Review of UK papers Wed 18 Jan 2023. Tabloids. Mirror: ‘NHS strikes crisis. Idiotic’, Star: ‘Republican congressman says Joe Biden has covered up multiple UFO sightings’, Sun: ‘Match of the wahey’, & Metro: ‘It’s one out all out.’

Review of world papers Wed 18 Jan 2023. Gulf News: ‘UAE, South Korea sign 23 agreements’, Global News: ‘Bright outlook of China’s economy’, Haaretz: ‘Over 90 states urge end to new sanctions on PA’, & New York Times International: ‘Plundering art and soul.’

Appreciation of photojournalism history. It’s 1905 and this photograph is captioned: ‘Three Japanese men, possibly journalists, seated on the steps of a gazebo.’

Title: [Three Japanese men, possibly journalists, seated on the steps of a gazebo] Date Created/Published: [1905] Medium: 1 photographic print. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-08814 (digital file from original print) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: LOT 2624, no. 16 [P&P]
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Style Tips. Times guide on legal terms- in general, use lower case for titles; thus, the recorder of Liverpool (thereafter the recorder) Chelmsford crown court, Horseferry Road magistrates’ court; also “the court was told”, “the judge said”, “the magistrate..’

Media Law Law tips. ECtHR declares wholesale blocking of access to a new website of an online media in Russia breach of Article 10. See: CASE OF OOO MEDIAFOKUS v. RUSSIA.

North American Newspapers Wednesday 18th January 2023

‘While presenting coverage of Wolves’ FA Cup replay with Liverpool, Gary Lineker was left red-faced as loud sex noises could be heard in the studio on the broadcast.’ See: &

‘An Islamabad sessions court on Wednesday granted bail to Bol News journalist Shahid Aslam.’ See: &

‘A BBC News investigation found that Afghanistan’s officials have paid for a Twitter subscription service Blue Tick.’ See: &

‘Acclaimed investigative journalist – who broke the Thalidomide scandal – Elaine Potter was a powerful speaker as she received an honorary doctorate degree from Kingston University.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘5 Belarusian journalists have each been sentenced in absentia to 12 years in prison.’ See: &

‘A court in the Philippines has acquitted journalist Maria Ressa and news outlet Rappler of tax evasion.’ See: &

Guardian reports: ‘Twitter hit by 40% revenue drop amid ad squeeze, say reports. More than 500 advertising clients have reportedly paused spending since Elon Musk’s takeover in October.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Trump pleads with Meta to restore Facebook account. Former president’s lawyers petition company to allow access following ban from platform in wake of 2021 Capitol attack.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘A fundamental blow’: anger over threat to BBC Introducing music discovery platform. Fans & bands fear regional network that helped launch careers of Ed Sheeran and Little Simz will be cut back as BBC confirms changes to schedules.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Banning Channel ‘TikTok traffickers’ risks censorship, UK campaigners say. Refugee charity and free speech group say government’s move could lead to lawful footage being taken down.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Newspaper deletes glowing obituary of Utah man accused of killing his family. Obit made no mention that Michael Haight shot his estranged wife, their five children and his mother-in-law before killing himself.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Condé Nast to leave Vogue House after six decades. Publisher says Hanover Square building can no longer meet its needs and it is moving to Embankment.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘BBC apologises for pornographic prank during FA Cup football coverage. Mobile phone hidden in studio by prankster emitted loud moaning cries during live broadcast.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Jonathan Raban, travel writer and novelist, dies aged 80. The British author, who lived in the US, blended memoir and travelogue in books that were often inspired by the sea.’ See:

Guardian feature: ‘Outlook? Terrifying: TV weather presenters on the hell and horror of the climate crisis.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Free the nipple: Facebook and Instagram told to overhaul ban on bare breasts. Meta’s advisory board says policy impedes right to expression for women and trans and nonbinary people.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Donelan confirms stiffer online safety measures after backbench pressure. One new provision targets senior managers at tech platforms who ignore Ofcom enforcement notices.’ See:

Jemimah Steinfeld writes for Guardian: ‘The royals’ shroud of secrecy serves a dismaying purpose. Prince Harry aside, the royals excel at hiding information about themselves – and this prevents them being held to account.’ See:

Guardian analysis: ‘Age checks, trolls and deepfakes: what’s in the online safety bill? The legislation will place duties of care on tech companies to protect users from harmful content.’ See:

French newspapers Wednesday 18th January 2023

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Regional press trade body reveals 9pc increase in number of press cards.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A regional publisher has issued an upbeat trading update this morning after posting a 25pc increase in digital revenues during 2022. National World says it expects to be able to issue its first dividend this year.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A former BBC producer and editor has been appointed to the press watchdog’s board. IPSO has announced the appointment of Kavita Reddi, who spent 14 years with the BBC.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A journalist who ran the newsdesk of a weekly newspaper series for a quarter of a century has died aged 69. Tributes have been paid to Peter Dewhurst.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Katie Clark, a journalist who started at her local paper as a 14-year-old work experience student before rising to become deputy editor, is leaving Bournemouth Daily echo to join a rival publisher.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘The Fenland Citizen has announced it is moving from part-free to wholly paid-for, saying giving away copies is “not the right model” for the industry in future.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Trust in media up in the UK but remains among lowest in the world, Edelman survey finds .’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Report finds Gen Z more likely to fact-check information – and believe Covid conspiracies.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘National World sees digital revenue growth of 25% in 2022.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘New Vice editor Zing Tsjeng on reaching Gen Z and weathering downturn.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Nick Herbert, ‘visionary’ editor and champion of editorial freedom, dies aged 88.’ See:

Jewish Chronicle reports: ‘Never-before-seen photos of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising found in loft. The pictures were taken secretly by a Polish firefighter in 1943 as he protected Warsaw from the ghetto flames.’ See:

Times of Israel co-production: ‘What’s life like under Hamas? ‘Whispered in Gaza’ offers unique, courageous testimony.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Project defies Gaza ‘information blockade’ with stories in five languages.’ See:

Arab News and Reuters report:’Over 500 advertisers have paused spending on Twitter.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘China lifts unofficial ban on Marvel movies.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Saudi Forum stresses importance of media in society.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘ChatGPT expected to deepen disinformation crisis, says NYT chairman.’ See:

Mail Online reports: ‘Publisher & motorsport journalist John Richardson, 74 & his wife- facing financial ruin killed their dog & then themselves on day they were due to be evicted from their £4,500-a-month rented farmhouse, an inquest has heard.’ See:

Express reports: ‘BBC bias row erupts as presenter calls Nicola Sturgeon ‘our leader’ in Sunak interview.’ See:

Mick Hume writes for Spiked Online: ‘Why we should all worry if Jeremy Clarkson gets cancelled. Team Meghan and Harry are trying to silence non-woke voices.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers Wedneday 18th January 2023

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