Journalism History Tuesday 24th 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 Tuesday 24th 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 24 Jan 2023. Broadsheets. FT: Zahawi fights for political life’, Guardian: ‘PM admits “questions need answering on Zahawi tax’, Times: ‘Met “risks hiring rogue officers” in online tests’, & Telegraph: ‘Killer posed as a child to claim asylum.’

Review of UK papers Tues 24 Jan 2023. Middle Markets. i: ‘Zahawi faces sack as PM demands answers’, Evening Standard: ‘Zahawi job hangs by thread’, Express: ‘Asylum cheat sneaked into UK to kill for third time’, & Mail: ‘Boris Johnson- What the hell is the West waiting for?’

Review of UK papers Tues 24 Jan 2023. Tabloids. Star: ‘Tax row ex-Chancellor looks set for the chop’, Sun: ‘Noel’s ex hires Harry lawyer’, Mirror: ‘Tories still don’t get it. The only way is ethics’, & Metro: ‘Rish- Dish the dirt.’

Review of world papers Tues 24 Jan 2023. New York Times: ‘The calm before the terror’, Japan Times: ‘PM lays out policies, but details scant’, Haaretz: ‘Threatening the Supreme Court & the AG’, & Dominion Post New Zealand:’Flying surgeons answer SOS.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. 6th January 1959- Photographers with motion picture cameras during the visit of Soviet leader Anastas Mikoyan to the United States. Library of Congress archive.

Title: [Photographers with motion picture cameras during the visit of Soviet leader Anastas Mikoyan to the United States] / MST. Creator(s): Trikosko, Marion S., photographerDate Created/Published: 1/6/1959 [6 January 1959] Medium: 1 photograph : safety negative ; film width 35mm (roll format) Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-71112 (digital file from original) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. For information see “U.S. News & World Report Magazine Collection,”( Call Number: LC-U9-1824- 25 [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Style Tips. Writing for Broadcast Journalists on ‘black box’- People working in the aviation industry know that for very many years the box has been painted flourescent orange. So ‘flight recorder’ is more accurate and ‘black box on its own should be avoided.’

Media Law Tips. Differing perspectives on Family Court open justice pilot scheme ‪…/ & ‪…/law-column-pilot…/ & ‪…/pilot-allowing… & ‪ Takes place in Leeds, Cardiff and Carlisle from the end of January.

North American Newspapers for Tuesday 24th January 2023

Guido Fawkes reports: ‘Juliet Samuel Joining Times.’ See

Guido Fawkes reports: ‘BBC Chairman Richard Sharp is to appear before the DCMS Select Committee in February to answer questions about the Sunday Times report on him and Boris.’ See:

Guardian feature: “Black teachers, trans women, cleaners and cons: how the BBC’s Open Door allowed ‘real people’ to let rip.” See:

Guardian reports: “UK government ‘let lawyers bypass sanctions’ to help Putin ally sue journalist. Documents seen by Open Democracy show UK firm got approval to engage with Wagner group founder Yevgeny Prigozhin.” See:

‘The home of Jubi Papua Tabloid journalist Victor Mambor was bombed in the latest attack on him in West Papua, Indonesia on Monday at 4am.’ See: &

‘Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will criticise the media’s overwhelming support for murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in his new book.’ See: &

‘ Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is reportedly looking for a way to purchase the Washington Commanders American football team by selling the Washington Post newspaper.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedI news by Liz Justice reports: ‘British journalist Dom Phillips & indigenous expert Bruno Pereira were murdered last summer in Amazon jungle but the police now say they have almost concluded their investigation.’ See: &

‘While owner Jeff Bezos “spokesman” says he is not selling The Washington Post, the paper began laying off employees on Tuesday.’ See: &

‘Postmedia’s 650 journalists will be cut by around 11% as one of the largest media companies in Canada prepares for an “extremely turbulent stretch.”’ See: &

‘A British based journalist being sued by a Russian businessman is further evidence as to why the Government needs to bring in anti-Slapp legislation.’ See: &

Guardian reports: ‘Panel approving Richard Sharp as BBC chair included Tory party donor. Scrutiny of potential conflicts of interest among assessors for BBC job follows allegations over Boris Johnson loan.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Tory MP’s bill aims to stop the powerful using the law to stifle public debate. Private member’s bill from Bob Seely would enable courts in England and Wales to penalise wealthy figures using vexatious litigation known as Slapps.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Justice department alleges Google tried to ‘eliminate’ ad market rivals in lawsuit. The DoJ and eight states have filed a complaint against the tech company for violating antitrust laws.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘More journalists killed in Latin America and Caribbean than Ukraine in 2022. Committee to Protect Journalist reports region accounted for almost half of the 67 deaths worldwide.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Washington Post condemns Pompeo for ‘vile’ Khashoggi ‘falsehoods.’ Fred Ryan says former secretary of state ‘outrageously misrepresents’ Post journalist murdered by Saudi Arabian regime.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Twitter sued in London and San Francisco over alleged unpaid rent. Social media platform abandoned its offices near Piccadilly Circus after Elon Musk takeover, and was evicted from Singapore office.’ See:

Roger Bolton writes for Guardian: ‘Learn this from the latest Boris Johnson scandal: never again should a PM appoint the BBC chair.’ See:

Henry Williams writes for Guardian: ‘I’m a copywriter. I’m pretty sure artificial intelligence is going to take my job. My amusement turned to horror: it took ChatGPT 30 seconds to create, for free, an article that would take me hours to write.’ See:

Shaad D’Souza writes for the Guardian: ‘The media exploited Amy Winehouse’s life. A new biopic looks set to do the same with her death.’ See:

French Newspapers Tuesday 24th January 2023

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Female writers and prospective journalists are being invited to attend a presentation evening aimed at highlighting opportunities for women in the industry.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports:’Law Column: Pilot launching to allow reporting in family courts.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A news website in Northern Ireland has opened its first city centre office after celebrating its first decade of existence.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Five high-flying journalists are to do battle for the prestigioius Student of the Year prize at this year’s NCTJ Awards for Excellence after achieving outstanding results in their exams.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Editor quits weekly ‘with regret’ to take reporting role on old patch.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Fact-checkers need to learn from ‘disinformation merchants’ to grab more attention.’ See:

Arab news and Reuters report: ‘Rupert Murdoch scraps proposal to combine Fox, News Corp.’ See: ‘

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘US sues Google on digital ad business dominance, joined by eight states.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Indian university warns students not to screen BBC documentary on Modi.’ See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Marilyn Stafford, a Photojournalist Rediscovered, Dies at 97.’ See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Victor S. Navasky, a Leading Liberal Voice in Journalism, Dies at 90.’ See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Russia’s War Breathes New Life Into a Cold War Symbol- Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.’ See:

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