Journalism History Sunday 5th 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 Sunday 5th 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 Sun 5 Feb 23. Broadsheets. Indy: ‘Brexit blow to Downton weddings’, Telegraph: ‘Truss- I was brought down by left-wing economic establishment’, Sunday Times: ‘Sunak’s threat to pull UK out of ECHR’, & Observer: ‘Family apologize for owning slaves.’

Review of UK papers Sun 5 Feb 23. Middle Markets. Scotland on Sunday: ‘Hat-Twick’, Mail on Sunday: ‘I’m the older woman who took Harry’s virginity’ and Sunday Express: ‘”Lives at risk” after cancer plan is ditched.’

Review of UK papers Sun 5 Feb 23. Tabloids. Sunday People: ‘Lock up sex fiend cop for life’, Star: ‘Fury at Pop paedo Glitter brawl’, and Sun: Royal’s older lover is Sasha, Sex in field behind busy pub- “I took Harry’s virginity.”‘

Review of world papers Sun 5 Feb 23. Telegraph Australia: ‘$250 power cash back’, New Sunday Express India: ‘Delhi court cites Gandhi, frees 11 in Jamia violence’, New York Times: ‘US shoots down a balloon China sent to surveil’ & Sunday Times SA: ‘Shed light, Mr President.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. Helen Johns Kirtland in open car surrounded by Italian soldiers near Piave River, Italy taken in October 1918. In the US Library of Congress archive.

Title: [Helen Johns Kirtland in open car surrounded by Italian soldiers near Piave River, Italy]
Date Created/Published: [October 1918] Medium: 1 photograph : gelatin silver print ; sheet 14 x 19 cm.
Summary: Photograph shows American photographer Helen Johns Kirtland being driven in a car with the top down. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-50601 (digital file from original)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Access Advisory: Served by appointment only (Unprocessed). To make a request, see “Access to Unprocessed Materials,”( Call Number: Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1981:339 [item] [P&P]

Style Tips. Rudyard Kipling wrote in 1902 ‘The Elephant’s Child’- “I keep six honest serving-men, (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who.”

Media Law Tips. ECtHR Strasbourg rules against Russia over unjustified search of journalists’ home and search & seizure of electronic data storage devices. See: Breaches of Articles 8, 10 & 13.

North American Newspapers for Sunday 5th February 2023

‘The rugby league community is in mourning after one of the sport’s best-loved journalists, Ian Laybourn, passed away aged 67.’ See: &

‘Journalist Laura Trevelyan and her family will pay reparations for the thousand slaves which were used in Grenada in the Caribbean by her ancestors.’ See: &

Andrew Anthony writes for the Observer: ‘‘There’s a curiosity about what’s behind the curtain’: the rise and rise of TV sports reality shows.’ See:

Jerusalem Post reports: ‘UK TikToker arrested for harassing Jews. Bacari Ogarro, who goes by “Mizzy,” posted a video in which he sneaks up behind an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man and tries to jump over him.’ See:

French Newspapers for Sunday 5th February 2023

Observer reports: ‘‘I’ve given up getting paid’: global tech platform accused of exploiting artists. Talenthouse claims to ‘democratise creativity’, but designers who have completed commissions for top brands are out of pocket.’ See:

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘Tesla’s Elon Musk found not liable in trial over 2018 ‘funding secured’ tweets.’ See:

Arab News and AFP report: “Pakistan blocks Wikipedia over ‘blasphemous content.’” See:

Arab News reports: “As Adrian Monck leaves World Economic Forum (WEF), his legacy of turning it into a ‘global storytelling platform’ lives on.” See:

Washington Post reports (behind paywall) ‘A Twitter video doesn’t show the balloon exploding, but Fox aired it anyway.’ See:

Cinthya Silverstein writes for Times of Israel: “‘You People’ wasn’t funny to my Black and Mexican Jewish family. The Netflix rom-com is just one more movie that simplifies the worlds it depicts based on racial binaries.” See:

Montage of world papers Sunday 5th February 2023

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