Journalism History Sunday 22nd 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 Sunday 22nd 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 Sun 22nd Jan 2023. Broadsheets. Indy: ‘Over the moon! Aldrin marries at 93’, Observer: ‘Zahawi fights for his political life’, Sunday Times: ‘It’s life the First World War’, Telegraph: Refugees and NHS at heart of diverse Coronation.’

Review of UK papers Sun 23 Jan 2023. Middle Markets. Herald: ‘Fears UK gov could block new Scottish assisted dying laws’, Express: ‘King wants coronation to bring joy’, & Mail On Sunday: ‘Andrew’s bid to overturn sex abuse deal.’

Review of UK papers Sun 22 Jan 2023. Tabloids. Mirror: ‘New “spare” lie revealed. Harry spun a tale over tailspin’, Star: ‘It’s the way the cookie crumbles’, & Sun: ‘New Duke legal move. Andrew plots Virginia U-turn.’

Review of world papers Sun 22 Jan 2023. New York Times: ‘Safe at home in Dnipro, until a Russian missile struck’, Sunday Express India: YouTube, Twitter axe BBC series after govt’s fiat’, Haaretz: ‘130,000 demonstrate across Israel’, & Sunday Times SA: ‘Top cop turf war.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. It’s 1864 during United States civil war and Photographer Royan M. Linn is at Pulpit Rock on Lookout Mountain above Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Title: [Photographer Royan M. Linn at Pulpit Rock on Lookout Mountain above Chattanooga, Tennessee] / photographed at Gallery Point Lookout, Lookout Mountain, A.D. 1864, R.M. Linn, Prop’r.
Creator(s): Gallery Point Lookout, photographer Date Created/Published: [Lookout Mountain, Tennessee] : [photographed at Gallery Point Lookout, A.D. 1864, R.M. Linn, Prop’r.], 1864.
Medium: 1 photograph : albumen print on card mount ; mount 101 x 61 mm (carte de visite format)
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-75392 (digital file from original, front) LC-DIG-ppmsca-75393 (digital file from original, back) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

Style Tips. NPR 1991 Sound Reporting said on ending stories: ‘Avoid being trite such as: ‘And so, this much is clear: Only time will tell whether it’s just the tip of the iceberg.’ Think through the point of your story & organise it correctly- end will follow.’

Media Law TIps. ECtHR rules against Azerbaijan in Article 10 Freedom of Expression case. Newspaper & its editor-in-chief appeals finding for slanderous defamation. See: ‘Fair balance not struck between competing interests at stake.’

North American Newspapers Sunday 22nd January 2023

Express reports: ‘BBC is forcing brilliant broadcasters off air with ageist attitude, warn campaigners.’ See:

Telegraph reports: ‘BBC accused of withholding vital evidence in sex assault case.’ See:

Sun reports: “Boris Johnson referred to parliament standards watchdog over claims BBC chairman ‘helped him get £800,000 loan’” See:

Sunday Times feature (behind paywall): ‘The English at Home — intimate 20th century pictures. A preview of the new Centre for British Photography, which opens in London this week.’ See:

BBC News reports: ‘Labour urges probe into claims BBC chair helped Johnson secure loan guarantee.’ See:

Mail Online reports: ‘Petition urging ITV boss Carolyn McCall not to sack Jeremy Clarkson from Who Wants to be a Millionaire? hits 23,000 signatures.’ See:

French Newspapers Sunday 22nd January 2023

‘Sunday Times reports BBC Chairman Richard Sharp helped then Prime Minister Boris Johnson to arrange a guarantee on £800,000 loan.’ See: &

‘John Williams Ntwali, one of Rwanda’s few journalists who published stories critical of the government, has died, after being in a road accident on Wednesday.’ See: &

John Clare, a former journalist who went on to become the frontman of a post-punk band has died suddenly aged 49.’ See: &

‘The decomposed body of the Financial Express news consultant Biplab Zaman was found at his home in Dhaka on Saturday evening.’ See: &

‘Kurdish journalists who were arrested last June remain in judicial custody without being charged.’ See:

GMB host journalist Susanna Reid has opened up about her worries over the “long-term damage” she fears she’s done to her health.’ See: &

Tomorrow the Indian Supreme Court will hear journalist Rana Ayyub’s plea challenging her summons issued by a special PMLA court in Ghaziabad in a money laundering case.’ See: &

Ian Black, the Guardian’s former Middle East editor, has died today after being diagnosed with a rare neurological disease.’ See: &

‘Broadcaster RT France has had its accounts frozen in the European Union. – a move Russia will fight.’ See: &

‘Journalists in Masvingo Province have condemned the arrest of Zimbabwe Mirror editor, Garikai Mafirakureva, describing the arrest as victimization to prevent freedom of the press.’ See: &

‘The mutilated body of a Cameroonian journalist and radio presenter was found near the capital on Sunday, five days after he was reported being abducted outside a police station.’ See: &

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