Journalism History Thursday 26th 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 26th 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 26 Jan 2023. Broadsheets. Guardian: ‘Raab faces at least 2 x 12 complaints in bullying inquiry’, FT: ‘Lockheed ramps up F-16 production as Ukraine allies debate sending jets’, Telegraph: ‘Baffling Brexit plan’, & Times: ‘Laughing gas ban.’

Review of UK papers Thurs 26 Jan 2023. Middle Markets. Mail: ‘Finally, the West unites to defend freedom’, i: ‘Allies send tanks to hold back Putin’, Express: ‘How can this be sad reality of our country?’ & Evening Standard: ‘Zelensky- we need even more tanks.’

Review of UK papers Thurs 26 Jan 2023. Tabloids. Metro: ‘2 to 3 cops in court a week’, Mirror: ‘World united against evil’, Star: ‘Thrusters to warp drive’, and the Sun: ‘Andrew gets booted out of Palace. Off with his ted.’

Review of world papers Thurs 26 Jan 2023. Business Day SA: ‘Voters to cut off ANC’s power’, Jerusalem Post: ‘US, Germany to send scores of tanks to help Ukraine fight Russia’, New Indian Express: ‘BBC docuseries row snowballs’, & New York Times: ‘Feeling the pain of Brexit.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. A.K. Kuznetsov, standing inside greenhouse with a tripod-mounted camera, as seen through his reflected image in a mirrored sphere in 1885. US Library of Congress archive.

Title: [A.K. Kuznetsov, standing inside greenhouse with a tripod-mounted camera, as seen through his reflected image in a mirrored sphere] Date Created/Published: ca. 1885.
Medium: 1 photographic print. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-42047 (b&w film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication in the U.S. Use elsewhere may be restricted by other countries’ laws. For general information see “Copyright and Other Restrictions …,”( Call Number: LOT 7043 [item] [P&P]
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Style Tips. BBC guide 2003- ‘When is it right to say may or might? The difference between these two words is gradually being eroded and there are many occasions now when they are quite interchangeable. They offer varying and subtle degrees of certainty.’

Media Law Tips. High Court judge issues anonymity ruling for man in misuse of private information and breach of data protection law action against the BBC. See: Litigation relates to podcast series entitled “The Orgasm Cult.”

North American Newspapers for Thursday 26th January 2023

Private Eye’s ‘Street of Shame- ‘Beks and drugs. Prince Harry , Issue 1590.’ See:

Times reports (behind paywall): ‘The Guardian branded racist by slavery podcast producers.’ See:

Guido Fawkes reports: ‘Guardian Accused of “Institutional Racism” by Own Anti-Racism Podcasters.’ See:

Times reports (behind paywall) ‘A London law firm representing a Russian mercenary who threatened to sue a British journalist is under investigation for allegedly breaching rules to protect free speech.’ See:

Jewish Chronicle reports: “German students launch ‘unprecedented’ legal action against Twitter. The European Union of Jewish students is claiming Twitter is failing to take responsibility for antisemitic content.” See:

Jewish Chronicle reports: ‘UK falls below Israel in global free speech ranking thanks to Online Safety Bill. Index on Censorship complains about the UK’s ‘chilling’ Online Safety Bill and ‘destructive’ SLAPPs.’ See:

Jewish Chronicle editorial: ‘We must never forget: the Holocaust was unique.’ See:

Jewish Chronicle reports: ‘The music that tells the story of a three-year-old refugee girl. Former Guardian journalist Jessica Shepherd is adapting the famous castaway radio format for Holocaust survivors – so which songs would they choose?’ See:

The BBC World Service is saying goodbye to its Arabic transmission which started on 3rd January1938 with its opening message Huna London (This is London).’ See: &

‘The BBC documentary, “India: The Modi Question” has raised a storm not just in India but with Indians living in Britain after the second part was aired on Tuesday. ‘ See: &

Times of Israel and AFP report: ‘Iran releases dissident journalist held since 2020 — family Keyvan Samimi, 74, was sentenced to three years in prison for allegedly plotting against national security.’ See:

Telegraph reports (behind paywall) ‘Jacob Rees-Mogg, the former Cabinet minister, is joining GB News in a major coup for the outspoken broadcaster. ‘ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Trump’s return to Facebook will ‘fan the flames of hatred’, Democrats say. Democrats and liberal groups deplored decision to revoke ban on former president who incited insurrection but ACLU defends move.’ See:

French Newspapers for Thursday 26th January 2023

Guardian & PA Media report: ‘Jacob Rees-Mogg to host own chatshow on GB News. Conservative MP’s TV programme to showcase his ‘wide-ranging interests’ in front of live audiences.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Russia outlaws Meduza in attempt to stamp out independent news. Outlet declared ‘undesirable’, with journalists, sources and donors facing threat of prosecution.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Notting Hill carnival’s ‘founding spirit’ to be honoured with blue plaque. Journalist and activist Claudia Jones among five women whose life and legacy will be marked by English Heritage.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Victor Navasky, the New York Times and a key moment in gay history. The great editor, who died this week, prompted one of the most important pieces ever published about homosexuality.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Labour asks why Treasury unit let oligarch under sanctions bring libel case. Key Putin ally who founded Wagner mercenaries tried to ‘subvert sanctions and silence journalist’, says Pat McFadden.’ See:

‘National news presenter Joanna Gosling signed off from the BBC after 23 years broadcasting.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Pakistan’s Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday opened the case regarding legislation for the protection of journalists’ rights.’ See: &

The Nigeria Union of Journalists has passed a resolution which bans membership from people working at the Ministry of Information as they are not working journalists.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘The BBC Young Reporter Competition gives those aged between 11 and 18 years old a chance to tell a story on TV, radio, online or on social media.’ See: &

‘The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office has today designated its the largest independent news media Meduza as an illegal, “undesirable organization.”’ See: &

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A reporter has reflected on his “dream” start in journalism thanks to the community news project after moving on to a new role.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A national award that celebrates the work of local journalists is welcoming entries for 2023. Submissions can now be made for the Association of Online Publishers Award for Inspiring Local Journalism.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Journalists from Express & Star and Shropshire Sta joined forces to conduct a special investigation into the NHS ‘crisis’ on their respective patches.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Award-winning former regional daily women’s editor, Diane Cooke, described as a ‘journalistic force of neature’ by former colleagues has died aged 63. She was women’s editor of the Manchester Evening News 1993-2007.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A child sex offender who admitted trying to sexually communicate with what he thought were two female children has been granted anonymity after threatening to self-harm if identified.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Metro editor Ted Young is stepping down after eight years amid a major print shake-up expected to lead to a number of redundancies at the free newspaper brand.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Times may be tough but luxury sector publishing is booming.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Newsletter strategy helps Metro direct online readership overtake Google.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: “DMG Media restructures ad sales teams due to ‘challenging market.’” See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Jacob Rees-Mogg to be third Conservative MP presenting show on GB News.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘ Twitter is being sued in Germany for failing to remove antisemitic content from its platform.’ See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Dotdash Meredith, Publisher of People and InStyle, Cuts 7% of Staff. The layoffs will affect 274 people, the company said.’ See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘The Times Asks Judge to Unseal Documents in Fox News Defamation Case. Most of the evidence in the case has remained under seal at the request of Fox’s lawyers.’ See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Meta to Reinstate Trump’s Facebook and Instagram Accounts.’ See:

FT reports (behind paywall) “Russia bans largest independent news website Meduza. Kremlin increases censorship of Ukraine war coverage with declaration of media group as ‘undesirable organisation.’” See:

FT reports (behind paywall) ‘Google: DoJ opens new front in the battle to restrain oligopolies Premium content. Search giant’s grip over online ad market has slipped.’ See:

Montage of world papers Thursday 26th January 2023

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