Journalism History Thursday 19th 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 Thursday 19th 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 Thurs 19 Jan 2023. Broadsheets. FT: ‘Dollar slides’, Guardian: ‘Child & minister dies in Ukraine air crash’, Telegraph: ‘Dyson- stupid, short-sighted policies holding back economy’ & Times: ‘King’s wind farm to generate £1bn for Britain.’

Review of UK papers Thurs 19 Jan 2023. Middle Markets. Evening Standard: ‘Suburbs in revolt over bigger ULEZ’, i: ‘Prepay meter scandal grows’. Express: ‘Charles’ £250m “gift” to the nation’, & Mail: ‘Cut taxes or lose election, Tories warned.’

Review of UK papers Thurs 19 Jan 2023. Tabloids. Metro: ‘Mister Coffee Bean’, Mirror: ‘Rich Tory tells skint nurses- budget better’, Star: ‘Let us eat cake!’, & Sun: ‘Lineker exclusive- Yes! Yes! Yes!

CIoJ review of world papers Thurs 19 Jan 2023. Japan Times: ‘US & Japan new era of joint space exploration’, New York Times: ‘What now for a China in decline?’ Pioneer: ‘WFI prez accused of sexually exploiting women wrestlers’, & China Daily: ‘Xi sends spring Festival greetings.’

Celebration of the history of photojournalism. Frances Benjamin Johnston photographing a group of people, mostly children, in Europe in 1900.

Title: [Frances Benjamin Johnston photographing a group of people, mostly children, in Europe] Date Created/Published: [1900] Medium: 1 photographic print. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-120664 (b&w film copy neg.) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: LOT 11733-4 <item> [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Style Tips. Buzzfeed US guide Bachelor’s & master’s degrees are possessive (whether used with or without the word “degree”); associate degree is not. Capitalize in the following instances: “Bachelor of Arts,” “Master of Science,” etc.’

Media Law Tips. IPSO rules against Sunday World on privacy over article about appearance of complainant. See:…/ruling/… Article stated he “cut a pathetic picture as he battle[d] illness”.

North American Newspapers Thursday 19th January 2023

‘The BBC’s head of digital journalism has quit after just four months raising eyebrows about the impact on the combination of the BBC newsrooms.’ See: &

Times reports (behind paywall) ‘World Service is in jeopardy, warns chairman of BBC’- See:

Guardian reports: “Musk ‘lied’ when he tweeted about Tesla takeover, stakeholders’ attorney argues. Tesla investor seeks ‘billions’ in damages on behalf of those who traded stock after Musk posted plan to take company private.” See:

Guardian & Reuters report: ‘Netflix co-founder Reed Hastings steps down as CEO of streaming company. Hastings will be succeeded by co-CEOs Greg Peters and Ted Sarandos, and will continue in the company as executive chairman.’ See:

Guardian & PA Media report: ‘David Sutherland, Beano cartoonist, dies aged 89. The artist is known for his drawings for the Bash Street Kids and Dennis the Menace.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘$100,000 for a bird statue: the results of the Twitter office auction are in. Highlights of the sale following Elon Musk’s chaotic takeover of the company include kegerators and a planter.’ See:

Guardian and AFP report: “Maria Ressa: Nobel-winning Philippine editor keeps a ‘go bag’ in case of arrest. After beating tax-evasion charges, Rappler news chief says that cases against her have left her ‘living on quicksand.’” See:

Rebecca Shaw writes for the Guardian: “In a stunning move, thanks to Survivor, I have had what I term a ‘television victory.'” See:

Guardian feature: “‘Medieval institution’- Commonwealth Guardian readers on Prince Harry’s Spare. Comments range from ‘the monarchy is valuable’ to ‘Harry and Meghan are having their cake and eating it.’” See:

French Newspapers Thursday 19th January 2023

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Regional publisher DC Thomson reported improved financial figures and a net pre-tax profit of £7.3m in 2022 as sales recovered from Covid disruption.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: “A weekly newspaper reporter has begun her battle to beat cancer after being diagnosed with the disease “like a bolt out the blue.”’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A community reporter was hailed for “getting untold voices heard” after a story about cuts to a village bus service yielded his first front page splash.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Huw Edwards leads tributes as political reporting legend dies aged 79.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Liverpool Echo editor joins SoE conference line-up.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Camilla Tominey: “There’s no anti-Meghan bias, we need to inform the readers.’” See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Ben Taylor named as new editor of The Sunday Times.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Fleet Street bosses battle to revive newsroom spirit in the age of flexible working.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Why Tiktok is one of the ‘main priorities’ at BBC News for 2023.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Meta slapped with 5.5 mn euro fine for EU data breach.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Twitter prices Blue for Android at $11 per month; launches annual web plan.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘MBC Group, Warner Bros. Discovery extend partnership.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Trump presses Facebook to restore his account.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Addressing user safety online requires balance between protection and privacy, experts say.’ See:

FT (behind paywall) reports: “Can England’s dystopian ‘lawfare’ industry be reformed? Geoffrey Robertson demolishes the myth that England is a longstanding bastion of free speech.” See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Supreme Court Poised to Reconsider Key Tenets of Online Speech. The cases could significantly affect the power and responsibilities of social media platforms.’

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Jeff Bezos Visits The Washington Post as Layoffs Loom. With questions hovering about the financial performance of the news organization, its billionaire owner checked in with senior leaders.’ See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Maria Ressa, Philippine Journalist and Nobel Laureate, Is Acquitted of Tax Evasion. The verdict was a rare legal victory for Ms. Ressa, founder of the news site Rappler.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers Thursday 19th January 2023

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