Journalism History Thursday 9th 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 Thursday 9th 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 Thurs 9 Feb 23. Broadsheets. FT: ‘Give us wings for freedom, Ukrainian president urges MPs & peers’, Guardian: ‘Zelenskiy calls for UK fighter jets’. Telegraph: ‘”Give us wings for freedom”‘, & Times: ‘Zelensky invokes Churchill in plea for jets.’

Review of UK papers Thurs 9 Feb 23. Middle Markets. Mail: ‘Now give him the wings he needs’, i: ‘UK warns Putin we may send fighter jets’, Evening Standard: ‘New Zelensky plea for tanks & jets’, & Express: ‘Send Zelensky all our jets.’

Review of UK papers Thurs 9 Feb 23. Tabloids. Metro: ‘UK Raine’, Mirror: ‘Give us your wings of freedom’, Star: ‘You greey b’stards- Order of the Wazzock’, & Sun: ‘Thanks for the tea…now give me your jets.’

Review of world papers Thurs 9 Feb 23. Irish Times: ‘Erdogan criticised as earthquake death toll climbs’, Jerusalem Post: ‘Small miracles in brutal Turkish conditions’, NewYork Times: ‘A bittersweet rescue [in Turkey]’ New Indian Express: ‘2004-2014 a lost decade: PM Modi.’

Celebration of the history of photojournalism. Stereoscopic images of San Francisco Earthquake and Fire- ‘Impressive evidence of earthquake and fire, City Hall from Mission St., April 1906.’ In UK Library of Congress archives.

Title: City Hall after the earthquake, showing the shattered foundations, San Francisco, Cal.
Related Names: Griffith & Griffith. Date Created/Published: Philadelphia : Geo. W. Griffith, c1906.
Medium: 1 photographic print on stereo card : stereograph. Summary: Stereograph showing ruins of City Hall following the earthquake and fire in San Francisco, 1906, with photographer using camera on tripod in foreground. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-09828 (digital file from original stereograph)
Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Call Number: LOT 11523-4 [item] [P&P]
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Style Tips. BuzzFeed on addiction – ‘Use person with alcoholism, person recovering from alcoholism, or person with an alcohol addiction. Avoid an alcoholic unless individuals prefer that term. Use terms like misuse, heavy use…’

Media Law Tips. IPSO rules three regional news outlets breached accuracy in reporting of death of woman in Cheshire. IPSO expressed condolences to complainant and family for their loss. See:

North American Newspapers for Thursday 9th February 2023

‘Great to see a CIoJ member Romail Golzar featuring in the BBC Food Fest. Well done Romail and for all your work on the Curry awards.’ See: &

Guardian media reports: ‘Social media campaign linked to Chinese government spreading disinformation about Australian politics, thinktank says.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Twitter users told they’ve hit daily post limit in latest outage since Musk takeover. US tech publication reports CEO Elon Musk has asked staff to pause all new development to stabilise app.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Beano and Stylist publisher DC Thomson to cut 300 staff. Dundee-based company, which also owns Scottish regional newspapers, to close almost 40 magazines.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Press watchdog to investigate Clarkson’s Sun article on Meghan. Ipso received more than 25,000 complaints about piece in which presenter said he ‘hated’ duchess.’ See:

Guardian Australia reports: ‘Nine pays $305m for Olympic Games rights: here’s what it means for viewers in Australia.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A mental health charity has been launched in memory of a regional journalist who took her own life. It is named in memory of Kelly Jobanputra.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A regional daily is set to get its own dedicated editor for the first time in four years. Newsquest is currently recruiting for an editor for the Bournemouth Echo.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘The boss of a scandal-hit health trust has opened up on its failures after a 10-month fight by regional news outlets.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Regional daily The Liverpool Echo has won a 16-month fight to reveal that 14 local politicians had more 50 parking fines cancelled by “back door” routes.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A regional publisher is set to make around 300 redundancies and close titles as part of cutbacks totalling £10m. DC Thomson staff have been told they will be “losing some valued colleagues.”’ See:

French Newspapers for Thursday 9th February 2023

Press Gazette reports: ‘The 27 highest-earning email newsletters on the platform Substack generate at least $22m a year in revenue, Press Gazette can reveal.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Journalists at Scottish publisher DC Thomson are said to be “furious” with the company’s plan to cut 300 jobs at its magazines and newspapers.’ See:

Howard Jacabson writes for the Jewish Chronicle: ‘Jews in their own words… so long as they don’t say ‘Israel.’ For all their differences, Jonathan Freedland and David Baddiel’s views on Israel converge in the old discomfort.’ See:’t-say-‘israel’-6tRo9LjpbgX4XQrdvBgJwk

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘News Corp. announces job cuts, misses estimates for earnings.’ See:

Arab News and AFP report: ‘Iraq jails YouTuber, TikToker over ‘indecent’ videos.’ See:

Arab News & Reuters report: ‘TikTok promises to ramp up fight against disinformation in EU.’ See:

Arab news reports: ‘UK newspaper The Sun raises £500,000 for quake-hit nations.’ See:

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘Twitter’s efforts against disinformation lagging behind, EU says.’ See:

Arab news reports: ‘UK to launch TV charity appeal after quakes in Syria, Turkiye.’ See:

Arab News reports: “Disney to cut 7,000 jobs in Iger’s company ‘transformation.’” See:

Arab News reports: ‘Twitter scrambles to fix meltdown as many unable to tweet.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Backlash for Charlie Hebdo cartoon mocking Turkiye earthquake.’ See:

Arab News- ‘Save the Press. What will it take to save journalism in a digital age?’ Research and Studies. See:

Montage of world papers Thursday 9th February 2023

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