Journalism History Saturday 4th February 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 4th February 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 4 Feb 23. Broadsheets. FT: ‘FTSE 100 reaches all-time high’, Guardian: ‘Kabul chaos whistleblower sues ministers after sacking’, Times: ‘Appeals ban for migrants who reach UK illegally’, & Telegraph: ‘Online misogyny set to be outlawed.’

Review of UK papers Sat 4 Feb 23. Middle Markets. Mail: ‘Did Nicola slip into the river going after dog’s ball?’ i: ‘New HRT shortage hits women across UK’, Evening Standard: ‘Mortgage hammer blow of £5,000 a year’, & Express: ‘Boris: Tax cuts will win Tories next election.’

Review of UK papers Sat 4 Feb 23. Tabloids. Mirror: ‘Women stars revolt on Clarkson’, Sun: ‘Nicola- riddle of lost dog ball’, and Star: Crazed seagulls are sooooooo last year. Psycho owl’s holding us hostage.’

Review of world papers Sat 4 Feb 23. Pioneer India: ‘Parl stalled over Adani as Opp sticks to JPC guns’, Canberra Times: ‘Kyrgios guitly of assault’, China Daily: ‘Travel links with SARs to fully reopen’, & New York Times: ‘Indonesia is courted by world’s superpowers.’

Celebration of photojournalism history: ‘L to R- G. Mennen Williams, Assist Sec of State for African Affairs; PM of Nyasaland, Hastings Kamuzu Banda & Pres John F. Kennedy meeting at the White House, as photographer takes a picture 10/10 1963’

Title: [(left to right) G. Mennen Williams, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs; Prime Minister of Nyasaland, Hastings Kamuzu Banda and President John F. Kennedy 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-72987 (digital file from original) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. For information see “U.S. News & World Report Magazine Collection,”( Call Number: LC-U9-10623- 7 [P&P]

Style Tips. Bliss & Hoyt: ‘Don’t overpunctuate. With rare exceptions, the only punctuation maks you need in writing news for broadcast are the period, comma, question mark & dash. Forget the semicolon..Don’t hypenate at the end of a line if you can help it.’

Media Law Tips. UK judiciary website publishes ‘privacy and anonymity orders’ for parties and identities in High Court & Appeal Court cases. See: & The orders are archived for assistance of journalists & others.

North American Newspapers for Saturday 4th February 2023

Guardian and AFP report: “‘Honour’ killing of YouTube star sparks outrage in Iraq. Politicians and human rights groups demand justice for Tiba al-Ali after father’s confession.” See:

Observer reports: “‘My forefathers did something horribly wrong’: British slave owners family to apologise and pay reparations. Family of BBC correspondent Laura Trevelyan.” See:

Feature produced by BBC Witness strand in 2010 on bombing of Palestine Post in Jerusalem 1st Feb 1948. Mordechai Chertoff was the foreign editor. He tells Lucy Williamson how, despite the attack, the newspaper still came out the next morning. Listen:

John Naughton writes for the Observer: ‘ChatGPT isn’t a great leap forward, it’s an expensive deal with the devil .’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Jury sides with Elon Musk over 2018 tweets claiming he would take Tesla private. The verdict comes after a three-week trial that pitted shareholders against the billionaire and company CEO.’ See:

French Newspapers for Saturday 4th February 2023

Guardian reports: ‘Online safety bill needs tougher rules on misogyny, say peers. Nicky Morgan and other Tory peers plan amendment to boost Ofcom’s powers to penalise social media firms.’ See:

Observer reports: ‘Podcasts in pivotal moment as number of new shows drops by 80%. Analysts uncover dramatic worldwide decline in debuts, even though demand for content remains high.’ See:

‘The Nat’l Assoc. of Journalists of Peru (ANP) says there’ve been 153 attacks against journalists since last December when former Peruvian President Pedro Castillo was dismissed.’ See: &

Arab News and AFP report: ‘Iraqis outraged after father kills YouTube star daughter.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘How Salient is committed to nurturing Saudi talents in booming communications market.’ See:

FT Media reports (behind paywall) ‘Meet the man quietly revolutionising publishing. Chris Jackson on freedom, anti-racism and the role of the editor.’ See:

New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘How BMG Secretly Signed a Rapper Dropped for Antisemitic Lyrics.’ See:

Washington Post reports (behind paywall): ‘Rolling Stone said Jan. 6 leaders used ‘burner’ phones. Where’s the evidence?’ See:

Le Figaro reports: ‘Mouvement de grève à Euronews, les salariés inquiets pour leur avenir.’ (Strike movement at Euronews, employees worried about their future.) See:

Le Figaro reports: ‘Netflix revient temporairement sur ses règles sanctionnant le partage de compte.’ (Netflix temporarily backtracks on rules against account sharing) See:

Mail Online feature: ‘BBC journalist Humphrey Hawksley on looking after his severely disabled and autistic son Christopher, now 26.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers for Saturday 4th February 2023

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