Journalism History Monday 30th 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 Monday 30th 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 Monday 30 Jan 23. Broadsheets. FT: ‘Deaths harden Israel’s stance’, Guardian: ‘”A serious failure”- Zahawi forced out’, Times: ‘Millions will miss school in biggest strikes for a decade’, & Telegraph: ‘PM “sacked Zahawi without a fair hearing.”‘

Review of UK papers Monday 30 Jan 23. Middle Markets. i: ‘Sunak’s allies blame Johnson for Tory sleaze’, Mail: ‘Putin’s threat to kill Boris’, Express: ‘Boris- Putin told me, I could kill you in a minute’ & Evening Standard: ‘Sunak hit by fresh poll blow.’

Review of UK papers Monday 30 Jan 23. Tabloids. Metro: ‘He’s nad sorry at all’, Mirror: ‘Rotten to the core’, Star: ‘Pammy librarian’, & Sun: ‘Boris- Mad Vlad threatened to kill me.’

Review of world papers Mon 30 Jan 23. Jerusalem Post: ‘Israel looks to expel terrorists, Gulf News: ‘Sunak sacks Zahawi over tax allegations’. New York Times: ‘The war between the cardinals’ & Business Day South Africa: ‘Climate partners looking for action.

Celebration of photojournalism history. It’s 10th October 1963 Soviet Foreign Minister Gromyko, President John F. Kennedy and others meeting at the White House, as photographers take pictures. “U.S. News & World Report Magazine Collection.”

Title: [Soviet Foreign Minister Gromyko, President John F. Kennedy and others meeting at the White House, as photographer takes a picture] / WKL. Creator(s): Leffler, Warren K., photographer Date Created/Published: 10/10/1963 [10 October 1963] Medium: 1 photograph : safety negative ; film width 35mm (roll format) Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-72989 (digital file from original) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. For information see “U.S. News & World Report Magazine Collection,”(

Style Tips. BBC publishes thematic review into [reporting] taxation, public spending, government borrowing and debt output. See:…/thematic-review-taxation-public… ‘Too often, it’s not clear from a report that fiscal policy decisions are also political choices.’

Media Law Tips. Start of pilot reporting from 3 family court centres 30/1/23. UK Bureau of investigative Journalism sets up reporting guide web resources UK highest number of children in local authority care on record.

North American Newspapers for Monday 30th January 2023

‘Journalist Sarah Yates has spoken about saving up from her first job at 14 on a paper round to dropping out of University to save to buy her first home at the age of just 24.’ See: &

‘Brother of the murdered television presenter Jill Dando will appear in new Netflix documentary about her life in hope that his sister’s killer will finally be brought to justice.’ See: &

‘Indian Journalist Siddique Kappan was given bail in December but remains in jail and away from his family because of a bureaucratic nightmare.’ See: &

‘Indian organisations protested outside BBC HQ & studios in Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow & Newcastle on Sunday about its series on PM Narendra Modi.’ See: &

‘RSF have asked for people to sign its petition for the urgent release of Algerian media director Ihsane El Kadi, who has been held arbitrarily since 24 Dec.’ See: &

Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Economic ignorance at BBC threatens impartiality, corporation finds Review blames media groupthink but rejects claims of systematic bias towards left or right.’ See:

Times obituary (behind paywall) “Ed Rudy- Broadcaster who accompanied the Fab Four on their first American tour and was dubbed ‘the fifth Beatle’ by John Lennon.” See:

French Newspapers for Monday 30th January 2023

Fox News report: “Benjamin Hall urges view.” See:

Guido Fawkes reports: ‘Government Spent Millions Spying on Lockdown Sceptics .’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Long-serving sports editor who was also keen cyclist dies aged 92.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A former journalist has called on his past experience to write a new crime novel. Tony Bassett’s ‘Out For Revenge’ focuses on the drug trade in the West Midlands and is set in and around Birmingham.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘An award-winning regional political journalist, The Scotsman’s Conor Matchett, is among the latest names to be added to the line-up for this year’s Society of Editors Conference.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A former editor of the Northern Echo shared his memories of the “palace” which had been the paper’s home for 106 years as it finally left the building on Friday.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A local news website has been rapped by the press watchdog over a user-generated comment alleging a “serious crime” against a man who had previously been convicted of assault.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Two rival titles in King’s Lynn are set to merge into a single editorial structure following the buyout of an independent newspaper.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘New era for transparency in family court reporting begins with pilot scheme.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘A BBC-commissioned review of the broadcaster’s economic impartiality has concluded “too many journalists lack understanding of basic economics.”’ See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘ABC Co-Anchors to Leave Network After Tabloid Scandal.’ See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Trump’s Evolution in Social-Media Exile: More QAnon, More Extremes.’ See:

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘Facebook seeks to block $3.7 bln UK mass action over market dominance.’ See:

Jewish Chronicle reports: ‘Vicar guilty of ‘antisemitic activity’ banned until 2030. Rev Dr Stephen Sizer’s ban on clerical duties is among the longest in modern CofE history .’ See:‘antisemitic-activity’-banned-until-2030-2rbzY4eVbQjoLmCIIsByOV

Jewish Chronicle reports: “Dame Esther Rantzen feels ‘optimistic’ after lung cancer diagnosis. The Childline founder and BBC broadcaster expressed her ‘profound thanks to everyone who has made my life so joyful.'” See:

Simon Evens writes for Spiked Online: ‘Is it offensive to call French people ‘the French’? The policing of harmless language is becoming more ridiculous by the day.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers Monday 30th January 2023

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