Journalism History Saturday 28th 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 Saturday 28th 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 Sat 28 Jan 2023. Broadsheets. Guardian: ‘UK for sale- offshore link to thousands of properties’, FT: ‘HMRC admits errors over Zahawi’, Telegraph: ‘The photo that “clears Duke” over bath sex’, & Times: ‘”I will boost business to fix economy, vows Hunt.’

Review of UK papers. Sat 28 Jan 23. Middle Markets. Mail: ‘Pensions shake-up to keep over-50s in work’, Indy: ‘Whistleblowers expose horrific “systemic abuse” of children’, i: ‘Brexit regrets growing’, & Express: ‘Sylvia Syms Ice Cold in Alex star dies aged 89.’

Review of UK papers. Sat 28 Jan 2023. Tabloids. Mirror: ‘New energy scandal- The profits of gloom’, Star: ‘Priest comes back from the dea and reveals: “Hell’s demons tortured me with eternal RiRi kakaoke’ & Sun: ‘S Club Hannah homeless.’

Review of world papers. Sat 28 Jan 2023. Pioneer India: ‘Modify Indus Water Treaty- India to Pak’, National Post Canada: ‘The Pronatalists’, New York Times: ‘The Afghans I trained now fight for Putin’, & Saturday Citizen SA: ‘Meet Joburg’s new Mayor.’

Media Law Tips. Mr Justice Poole has fully engaged the transparency pilot project for Open Justice in Family Courts by making an order on how a complex case in Leeds can be reported. See: There are positive and historical developments.

Style Tips. Associated Press stylebook has created global news by debate & confusion over the use of phrase ‘The French’ as a label. See: Covered by BBC News and created some diplomatic rumbles.

Celebration of the history of photojournalism. Rather magnificent image of ‘Woman in canoe pointing camera’ taken circa 1909 and archived by the US Library of Congress. Superb shade, reflection, perspective, facial expression and background.

Title: [Woman in canoe pointing camera] Date Created/Published: c1909.
Medium: 1 photographic print. Summary: Photograph shows young woman sitting in canoe pointing camera Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-30783 (b&w film copy neg.) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: SSF – Photography — Photographers — 1909 [item] [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

North American papers for Saturday 28th January 2023

Times Donald Trelford obituary (Behind paywall): ‘Bold, gifted and long-serving Observer editor who was amused to find that he had become the story.’ See:

Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Guardian journalists apologise to former colleague who complained of racial abuse.’ See:

BBC Access All: “Huw Edwards on depression: ‘I’m not the least bit embarrassed.'” Listen:

Sky News Press Preview for Saturday 28th January 2023. See:

Telegraph reports (behind paywall) ‘Putin’s warlord used British lawyers to try to silence me.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘AP apologises and deletes widely mocked tweet about ‘the French.’ Organisation clarifies initial advice, which included term in list of phrases it thought could be dehumanising.’ See:

French Newspapers for Saturday 28th January 2023

Journalist Sreenivasan Jain on Saturday announced that he has resigned from NDTV in the latest walk away since the Adani Group took over the Indian broadcaster. ‘ See: &

‘The Guardian and Observer has come under the spotlight for a couple of stories recently where it appears not to have upheld its own liberal and diverse standards for its own staff.’ See:

‘The Associated Press has apologised after it was ridiculed for warning journalists against referring to “the French.”‘ See: &

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘Twitter says users will be able to appeal account suspension.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers Saturday 28th January 2023

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