Journalism History Friday 27th 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 27th 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 27 Jan 2023. Broadsheets. FT: ‘Government wasted nearly £15bn on Covid PPE, says spending watchdog’, Guardian: ‘Anger at U-turn over Windrush’, Telegraph: ‘Sturgeon trans law in disarray’, & ‘PM’s foreign student plan to shore up economy.’

Review of UK papers Frid 27 Jan 2023. Tabloids. Metro: ‘Under-10s lured into web of evil’, Mirror: ‘Legend savages Tories. Rod- we are failing’, Star: ‘We’re all doomed. Ungrateful robots to turn on humans’, & Sun: ‘Freddie slams brakes on Telly career.’

Review of UK papers Frid 27 Jan 2023. Middle Markets. Evening Standard: ‘Public want Harry to be at Coronation’, i: Zahawi hands over tax returns’, Mail: ‘Hunt- time to stop talking Britain down’, & Express: ‘Hunt- can we please start talking Britain up.’

CIoJ review of world papers Frid 27 Jan 2023. USA Today: ‘Ukraine about to get even bloodier’, Gulf News: ‘Russian missiles cripple more Ukraine power facilities’, Irish Examiner: ‘9 FG TDs may quit before election’, & Haaretz: ’10 Palestinians killed in Jenin.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. The photographer’s assistants- and that includes the donkey in 1873. US Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.

Title: The photographer’s assistants Creator(s): Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942, photographer
Related Names Detroit Publishing Co. , publisher Date Created/Published: [1873?] Medium: 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 8 in.
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-det-4a26901 (digital file from original) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: LC-D418-7173 [P&P]Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Style Tips. NPR’s Sound Reporting in 1991 said: ‘for hard news, the form is all important: hard news always begins with the hard lead, followed by supporting material, spoken in the neutral voice. Features on the other hand, can have a personality.’

Media Law Tips. Family Law system in England & Wales seeking to break out of the restrictions in Section 12 of Administration of Justice Act Moving from ‘proceedings in private’ to journalists present & working to transparency orders.

North American Newspapers Friday 27th January 2023

Guardian reports: ‘BuzzFeed has said that it will be using technology from ChatGPT’s artificial intelligence firm, Open AI, to personalise and enhance its online quizzes and content.’ See:

Paul Revoir writes for Mail Online: ‘Will the Guardian now have to cancel itself in row over slavery links sparked by planned podcast?’ See:

Mail Online reports: ”I’ve got one leg, I’ve got no feet, I see through one eye’: Fox News correspondent Benjamin Hall returns to live TV ten months after he was ambushed in Ukraine.’ See:

Times obituary: ‘Jo Sandilands. Tenacious editor of magazines such as Honey and Woman who later caused a stir as programme director of Capital Radio.’ See:

‘Donald Trelford the former editor of the Observer for 18 years died on Monday in his home in Mallorca.’ See: &

Guardian analysis by Dan Milmo: ‘Donald Trump’s Truth Social posts bode ill for his return to Facebook.’ See:

Amanda Meade writes from Guardian Australia: “Nine and Seven go from TV ratings spat to claims of lost ‘landmark defamation’ case.” See:

Jan-Werner Müller writes for the Guardian: ‘Facebook is allowing Trump back. The platform hasn’t learned its lesson.’ See:

Ammar Kalia writes for Guardian: ‘Farewell, Netflix password sharing. Never again will an ex feel the sting of being locked out of your account.’ See:

Guardian interview feature: “‘It was my most terrifying experience – and I’ve seen Trump naked!’: Stormy Daniels on standup, tarot and reality TV.” See:

Guardian reports: ‘Matt Hancock donates just 3% of I’m a Celebrity fee. Ex-minister received £320,000 for stint on reality show, of which £10,000 has so far gone to charity.’ See:

Guardian reports: “Google let Daily Wire advertise on ‘climate change is a hoax’ searches. Data shared by Center for Countering Digital Hate shows Ben Shapiro’s site bought ads on climate crisis denial search terms.” See:

Guardian and PA Media report: “Rod Stewart calls Sky News offering to pay for NHS hospital scans. Singer said the situation in UK was ‘so bad’ and it was time to ‘change the bloody government.’” See:

Guardian reports: ‘Nadine Dorries to interview Boris Johnson on launch of her TalkTV show. Former culture secretary and Johnson loyalist picks ex-PM as launch guest for regular Friday night show.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Elon Musk ‘doesn’t seem like’ right person to own Twitter, says co-founder. Biz Stone, one of quartet who set up company, says positive changes he oversaw have been undone by Tesla chief executive.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Three charged with Iran-backed plot to assassinate journalist in US. Target of alleged plot believed to be Masih Alinejad, a US citizen and longtime critic of Iran’s head-covering laws for women.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Senior EU official calls for a ‘Radio Free Russia’ to help exiled media. Vĕra Jourová says the bloc has a moral duty and the project would not necessarily mean a new station.’ See:

Stephen Bates writes for Guardian: ‘Donald Trelford obituary. Editor of the Observer in the 1970s and 80s who fought to retain the paper’s integrity and identity.’ See:

‘Hearing in The Delhi High Court over the cancellation of the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card of Vice News journalist Angad Singh.’ See: &

‘Mexican Journalist Rubén Darío was shot near the Cereso de Cancún as he was driving his vehicle and noticed it was being followed on Thursday evening.’ See: &

‘A Nevada judge decides not to punish Las Vegas police for taking an initial look at slain investigative journalist’s cellphone after he was killed in September.’ See: &

‘Rafat Amirov, Polad Omarov & Khalid Mehdiyev charged with murder-for-hire and money laundering in an Iran backed assassination attempt on journalist Masih Alinejad in New York.’ See: &

‘Fox News correspondent Benjamin Hall has returned to work after being seriously injured in an explosion in the Ukraine in which two of his colleagues were killed in March 2022.’ See: &

French Newspapers Friday 27th January 2023

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A self-confessed “university drop-out” who was working as a supermarket delivery driver less than a year ago has been shortlisted for two national awards after the community news project helped him get into journalism.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘NCTJ launches courses to help working journalists adapt to modern newsrooms.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘The Watford Observer weekly newspaper launched in 1863 as a “paper for the people” is celebrating 160 years in print this week.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘The children of a former local press journalist who died in 2014 have rubbished claims that he is still alive, after he was apparently filmed eating a curry earlier this month.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Weekly newspaper editor Ben Craig who first joined the title as a cub reporter in 2002 is leaving to join a government agency in a PR role.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Nick Cohen has resigned from The Observer on ‘health grounds. after being the subject of an investigation by publisher Guardian News and Media.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘At least 1,000 jobs cut in English-language news media in January.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Investors bet on Buzzfeed using ChatGPT technology to write stories.’ See:

Press Gazette feature: ‘News diary 30 January – 5 February: Largest day of industrial action in decades.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Nadine Dorries to present Friday night programme for TalkTV.’ See:

Jewish Chronicle reports: ‘One in four young people in the Netherlands believe the Holocaust was a myth. The study also shows the majority of Dutch adults don’t know the Holocaust occurred in the Netherlands.’ See

Arab News reports: ‘Indian students defy ban on BBC’s Modi documentary despite arrests.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘BBC Arabic stops broadcasting after 85 years.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Russia bans largest independent news website Meduza.’ See:

Mail Online reports: ‘BBC “fluffed the chance to keep Ken Bruce’ as Britain’s most popular DJ quits Radio 2 because he felt ‘unloved’ by bosses.”See:

Mail Online reports: “BBC consider axing the daily tips from Radio Four’s flagship Today programme… with former BBC racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght claiming it is ‘another kick in the teeth for horseracing.'” See:

Montage of world newspapers Friday 27th January 2023

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