Journalism History Friday 20th 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 Friday 20th 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 Frid 20 Jan 2023. Broadsheets FT: ‘Central banks vow to “stay the course” on high rates’ Guardian: ‘Tory areas allocated more cash’, Telegraph: ‘Stop stalling tanks deal, Nato allies tell Germany’ & Times: ‘Hunt wants 5p fuel duty cut to run year longer.’

Review of UK papers Frid 20 Jan 2023. Middle Markets. i: ‘EU wants Starmer to become British PM’, Express: ‘We are winning inflation battle’, Mail: Britain’s “turned a corner”‘, & Belfast Telegraph: ‘Disgraced senior cop “on call” at the time of her arrest.’

Review of UK papers Frid 20 Jan 2023. Tabloids. Metro: ‘Level up, up and away’, Morning Star: ‘We’re with you’, Star: ‘Elvis set for world domination- It’s now or never’ & Sun: ‘Film set shoowing. No one is above the law’.

Review of world papers Frid 20 Jan 2023. Jerusalem Post: ‘Israel, US discuss Iran-Russia alliance’, Global Times: ‘China passes peaks of COVID waves’, New York Times: ‘US warms to aid Kyiv in taking on Crimea’, & Star SA: ‘A job well done, says Motshekga.’

Appreciation of the history of photojournalism. The hazards of being a press photographer evident in this image from 1910 with J.P. Mogan striking a photographer trying to capture his image on a plate glass news camera.

Title: [J.P. Morgan striking photographer with cane] Date Created/Published: c1910 May 11.
Medium: 1 photographic print. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ds-11626 (digital file from original) LC USZ62-20579 (b&w film copy neg.) LC-USZ62-29530 (b&w film copy neg.) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: BIOG FILE – Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913 <item> [P&P]
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Style Tips. Radio Journalism by Chantler & Stewart: ‘Keep reading it out loud! One of the most effective ways to write good radio news stories is to speak to yourself as you write. Sit at your keyboard and start talking to yourself. Say the facts out loud.’

Media Law Tips. Important open justice issues arising in case of contempt defendant receiving suspended jail sentence in Court of Protection. See: PA Media made submissions to ensure transparency in reporting the case

North American Newspapers Friday 20th January 2023

Mail Online reports: ‘Trump calls for journalists who broke the Roe v. Wade draft to be jailed until the source of the leak is found – after Supreme Court revealed they have still not identified who is responsible.’ See:

Jan Moir discussed in Mail Online: ‘Why is the BBC ashamed of its radio golden oldies, however loved they are?’ See:

Selina Scott writes for Mail Online: ‘Why would I celebrate 40 years of BBC Breakfast when Frank Bough made life a misery – and I felt forced to kiss Jimmy Savile?’ See:

Telegraph reports (behid paywall) “Artists go to war with AI ‘creators’ like ChatGPT. Data-powered art and music open up a legal minefield in the entertainment industry. ” See:

‘The promotion of Greg Peters to co-CEO alongside Ted Sarandos is an indication of how much the ad business means to streamers Netflix.’ See: &

‘At least 42 journalists were killed in Pakistan during the last four years, in documents submitted by the information ministry.’ See: &

‘David Montgomery’s National World has bought the 155-year-old Newry Reporter, a local newspaper in Northern Ireland that was due to close next week.’ See: &

‘Alec Baldwin will be charged with involuntary manslaughter over the 2021 death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the movie set of Rust.’ See: &

‘Canadian Journalists for Free Expression is awarding its International Press Freedom Award to two Iranian journalists jailed for covering the death in custody of Mahsa Amini.’ See: &

‘Donald Trump has called for journalists to be jailed after the Supreme Court leak of the Dobbs ruling, reversing Roe v Wade and constitutional abortion rights last year.’ See: &

‘Former newsreader Selina Scott may have politely declined to attend the 40th anniversary of BBC Breakfast but it was no holds barred in the Daily Mail.’ See: &

Guardian media reports: “Meet Hugo and Huxley, the ‘pet influencers’ making £100k a year. Boom in advertising trend for creatures to promote everything from cars to collars and ferries to wellies.” See:

Guardian reports: “As independent media blossoms in Cuba, journalists face a crackdown. ‘Chilling’ new criminal law penalizing internationally funded journalism comes as repression in the country is on the rise.” See:

Guardian feature: “‘I get a lemonade for every 1,000 hits!’ The rise of the child podcast superstars.” See:

Guardian reports: ‘The new frontier in the US war on TikTok: university campuses. Experts say banning the app over college networks will not stop students from accessing it over cellular data.’ See:

Amanda Meade writes for Guardian Australia ‘Michael Clarke and Karl Stefanovic clash proves tabloid gold as Daily Mail chastises Nine and ABC.’ See:

French Newspapers Friday 20th January 2023

Hold The Front Page reports:’The Manchester Evening News has announced the launch of the Love Your Local Awards, which aims to find the best pub in Greater Manchester.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘John Clare, a former regional daily journalist who went on to become the frontman of a post-punk band, has died suddenly at the age of 49.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Former editor’s memoirs raise hundreds for charity in wife’s memory.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A regional daily journalist has opened up on her 18-month fight to be diagnosed with an “unseen” illness. Liverpool Echo life writer Elle May Rice has gone public on her struggles with fibromyalgia.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Regional publisher National World is to recruit its first Freedom of Speech Editor to highlight its commitment to free expression and champion local journalism across the UK.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A weekly newspaper which had been due to close next week with the loss of 10 jobs has been sold to regional publisher National World in a deal which ensures it will continue to publish.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘National World buys local newspaper on verge of closure.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Twitter gives Mirror journalists special logos in new verification trial.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Defunct CNN brand Great Big Story revived by Gabriel Jagger’s media start-up Whynow.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘News diary 23 – 29 January: Oscar nominations, ambulance strike, census data drop.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘The Times’ Charlotte Edwardes joins The Guardian Saturday magazine.’ See:

Jewish Chronicle reports: “BBC broadcaster in ‘death to Israel’ rant. Regular BBC Arabic contributor Mayssaa Abdul Khalek also called on Arab states to attack Israel on Twitter.” See:‘death-to-israel’-rant-7L4IEVFChFjmIzM5GJVcAG

Arab News reports: ‘Google axes 12,000 jobs, layoffs spread across tech sector.’ See:

Arab News and AFP report: ‘Netflix soars to 230 million subscribers, co-founder steps down.’ See:

Arab News and Associated Press report: ‘Prince Harry’s memoir ‘Spare’ sells 3.2M copies in 1st week.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers Friday 20th January 2023

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