Journalism History Tuesday 31st 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 31st 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.

Chartered Institute of Journalists’ daily review of UK and world papers, celebration of the history of photojournalism, media law and style-guide tips for Tuesday 31st January 2023.

Many apologies for very late transmission. Trying to catch up!

The Chartered Institute of Journalists remembers all the professional journalists and media workers murdered and killed while doing their work this year in all parts of the world. We send our condolences to their families, friends and professional colleagues. We give thanks to their courage and sacrifice.

Review of UK papers Tues 31 Jan 23. Broadsheets. Guardian: ‘1 in 10 children see porn by age of 9’, FT: ‘UK alone in heading for recession’, Telegraph: ‘Economy to shrink after tax raid’, and Times: ‘Parents in limbo over classroom walkouts.’

Review of UK papers Tues 31 Jan 23. Middle Markets. Mail: ‘Why we have to cut taxes’, Herald: ‘Firefighters vote to strike for first time in 20 years’, Evening Standard: ‘Family food bills up by £800 a year’, & Express: ‘1 in 4 patients unable to see their GP.’

Review of UK papers Tues 31 Jan 23. Tabloids. Metro: ‘No time to lie- Kremlin denies Boris claim’, Mirror: ‘Neil Kinnock relives his thundering speech’, Star: ‘Britons cutting back on bog roll- We’ve really hit the skids’ & Sun: ‘Fury at ace. N-word shame.’

Review of world papers Tues 31 Jan 23. Jerusalem Post: ‘Moscow sends veiled threat over attack on arsenal’, China Daily: ‘Current wave of infections nearing end’, New Indian Express: ‘Celebrate woman power’, & New York Times: ‘Rocky start for Britain’s new premier.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. Stereoscope of ‘On the promenade, Brooklyn Bridge, New York’ in 1904. Image in US Library of Congress archives.

Title: On the promenade, Brooklyn Bridge, New York Creator(s): Underwood & Underwood.,
Date Created/Published: New York : Underwood & Underwood, publishers, [1904] Medium: 1 photograph : print ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format) Summary: Stereograph shows man photographing children as pedestrians walk by on Brooklyn Bridge. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s05764 (digital file from original) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

Style Tips. Keith Waterhouse said: ‘In nearly every case..the tabloid word is shorter than its definition, which is as it should be. It is also usually harder – in many cases (slam, hit back, clash, war) to the point of downright belligerence.’

Media Law Tips. IPSO rules on how ‘user comment section underneath [court report] article’ by Middlebrough’s breached accuracy. See:…/ruling/… Publication of the corrections & IPSO adjudication required.

North American Newspapers Tuesday 31st January 2023

Guardian reports: “Ukraine war ‘opening eyes’ to need to reform England’s libel laws, says lawyer. Geoffrey Robertson says wealthy Russians using legal system to intimidate British journalists and publishers.” See:

Ciaran Thapar argues in Guardian: ‘What kind of society sends young men to jail and ruins lives because of the lyrics in a song?’ See:

Yoni Birnbaum writes for the Jewish Chronicle: ‘How to understand the people who stood by? As Primo Levi writes, ‘mental laziness’ allows charismatic leaders to carry nations with them’ See:

Jewish News opinion/editorial: ‘Why has The Economist used an ancient anti-Jewish image to illustrate a modern business story?’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Salman Rushdie will not promote new novel after attack. Author will not appear at launch events for Victory City, his first book since he was attacked last August, his agent has confirmed.’ See:

Mail Online reports: ‘John Lee, Night Editor of the Mail, dies suddenly at 58.’ See:

Times reports (behind paywall): ‘Fight against Slapps that stifle critics. Call for action after a report that the Treasury helped warlord to avoid sanctions.’ See:

Mail Online reports: ‘BBC axes long-serving broadcasters including Martine Croxall, Jane Hill and Ben Brown from chief presenter roles.’ See:

James Meadway writes for Guardian: ‘Bad economics at the BBC enabled Tory austerity and its aftermath – and it knows as much.’ See:

Guardian reports: “Donald Trump sues Bob Woodward over The Trump Tapes for $50m. Washington Post reporter and publisher Simon & Schuster say lawsuit ‘without merit … we will aggressively defend against it.’” See:

Guardian reports: ‘Head of watchdog recuses himself from BBC chair inquiry. Commissioner for public appointments William Shawcross admits he has met Richard Sharp several times.’ See:

Guardian reports: “‘Suspicious death’ of Rwandan journalist prompts calls for investigation.” See:

Guardian reports: ‘Social media companies in the US brace to battle onslaught of legal challenges. State and federal lawsuits and bills with far-reaching regulatory implications for TikTok, Meta and others come to a head this year.’ See:

Guardian: ‘TechScape: Why Donald Trump’s return to Facebook could mark a rocky new age for online discourse.’ See:

Mark Lawson writes for Guardian: ‘‘Effectively a tool of Satan’: how the UK authorities were utterly terrified by TV.’ See:

French Newspapers for Tuesday 31st January 2023

‘Semafor says The News Movement has acquired The Recount to progress its path to news on TikTok.’ See: &

‘Russian prosecutor’s have requested a nine year sentence in a penal colony for journalist Alexander Nevzorov for spreading fake news criticizing Ukraine invasion.’ See: &

‘A court has reserved judgement in a case in which journalist Rana Ayyrub was seeking to reject a summons made by a special court which she said did not have jurisdiction.’ See: &

‘Columbian TV journalist Diego Guauque has shared on social media that he is undergoing surgery for an abdominal tumour.’ See: &

‘FOX Corp have been served a notice of a fine of $504k because it played a three second clip which denotes a national emergency.’ See: &

‘Leaders of prominent news organizations are rejecting journalistic objectivity, claiming it is antithetical to a diversity of views in their newsrooms.’ See: &

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A woman has been reunited with precious jewellery – including her wedding ring – thanks to a weekly newspaper.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Daily offers unique subscription deal to mark 240th anniversary.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A regional daily journalist was entitled to take a photograph of a court defendant while hiding behind a bus stop, the press watchdog has ruled.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘The Claverley Group, which owns the Midland News Association, has announced a deal to buy Surrey-based children’s magazine publisher Signature Publishing.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘An editor who ran a weekly newspaper for a decade has died aged 92. Tributes have been paid to Les Emes, who ran the Stratford Herald for 10 years.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Journalists will vote on possible industrial action over planned BBC local news cuts, union bosses have confirmed.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Government monitoring of Covid-19 policy media critics revealed.’ See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘BBC Arabic Radio Airs Final Broadcast After 85 Years.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Russian court fines Amazon’s Twitch $57,000 over Ukraine content.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Tech giants in Europe could pay for 5G, fiber networks under fresh EU plans.’ See:

Montage world newspapers Tuesday 31st January 2023

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