Journalism History Saturday 11th 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 11th 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 11 Feb 23. Broadsheets. Times: ‘Learn work skills or face benefits cut, jobless told’, Telegraph: ‘I’m 100pc convinced Nicola isn’t in the river’, Guardian: ‘Tories plot childcare giveaway in budget’, & FT ‘Clash looms over foreign students.’

Review of UK papers Sat 11 Feb 23. Middle Markets. Herald: ‘Funding axed for cancer trials unit’, i: ‘Save our rivers- only 6% will be healthy’, Mail: ‘I’m convinced my Nicola’s not in the river’, & Express: ‘Tell us Harry are you coming to the Coronation?’

Review of UK papers Sat 11 Feb 23. Tabloids. Star: ‘The Sun is falling to bits’, Sun: ‘Missing Nicola- Someone local knows something’, Mirror: ‘I’m certain Nicola didn’t fall in’, & Morning Star: ‘Insulting- energy firms slammed.’

Review of world papers Sat 11 Feb 23. Japan Times: ‘Manila key to deterring Beijing’, Le Monde: ‘Le Déclin alarmant des insectes’, National Post (Canada) ‘Linguistic transformation and rebirth of Hebrew’, & Telegraph Australia: ‘Housing crisis- worse than 90s.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. Herbert E. French, proprietor of the National Photo Co., posed in his Washington, D.C. studio taken sometime between 1909 and 1932. From the archives of the US Library of Congress.

Title: Herbert E. French, proprietor of the National Photo Co., posed in his Washington, D.C. studioDate Created/Published: [between 1909 and 1932]
Medium: 1 photographic print. Summary: Herbert French, posed in front of studio background scene, dropping photographic equipment. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-92410 (b&w film copy neg.) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.

Media Law Tips. Cross-jurisdictional issues in libel litigation ruled on by Mr Justice Murray in case listed as Walter Soriano v Forensic News LLC, Scott Stedman & other. See: All defendants domiciled in US.

Style Tips. How the BBC interprets and advises on references to Kashmir in news- See: References to the two parts of Kashmir should preferably be in the form of Indian-administered Kashmir and Pakistan-administered Kashmir.

North American Newspapers for Saturday 11th February 2023

Telegraph Feature: ‘Laura Trevelyan: ‘It will be interesting to see what the King does about slavery.’ See:

Mail Online reports: ‘Russian TV editor who mocked Putin reveals her amazing escape from Moscow: Mother-of-two, 44, hid in 7 vehicles & navigated by the stars as she walked through forest at night to flee after being arrested over anti-war protest.’ See:

Guardian reports: “‘Making the digital streets safe’: Calls for greater protection for women online. British peers propose amendment to online safety bill requiring social media sites to consider how to keep female users safe.” See:

Guardian reports: ‘Tributes paid to boxing writer Ron Lewis after his death at age of 54.’ See:

Guardian and Reuters report: ‘Russian anti-war journalist reappears in Paris after fleeing house arrest in Russia – video.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘‘Everyone is going to talk about it’: the making of a $7m Super Bowl ad. Sunday’s big game offers brands an expensive opportunity to put together a celebrity-fronted spot and get maximum attention in the shortest amount of time.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘How’d you find me, Whitney Port? The mystery of Facebook’s algorithm finally getting me right.’ See:

Anthony Hayward writes for Guardian: ‘Paul Stewart Laing obituary. Television producer and director behind such popular 1970s shows as Celebrity Squares and New Faces.’ See:

Guardian analysis by Mark Sweeney: ‘News Corp cuts driven by Murdoch’s mission to prop up news assets. Weeks after Fox merger scrapped investors say market value languishing because of underperforming businesses in portfolio.’ See:

Sander van der Linden writes for Guardian: ‘Why are Britons so susceptible to fake news – and what can we do about it? With Putin’s Russia on its doorstep, Finland began arming its people against misinformation. It worked.’ See:

French Newspapers for Saturday 11th February 2023

Washington Post reports: ‘White House, Fox at odds over Biden Super Bowl interview.’ See:

Washington Post reports (behind paywall) ‘Jerrold Schecter, Time magazine correspondent and author, dies at 90.’ See:

Washington Post reports (behind paywall) ‘NBC, MSNBC employees plan walkout in protest of layoffs. The strike of NBC News digital staffers is the latest labor action at a major news organization.’ See:

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘Google cautions against ‘hallucinating’ chatbots — report.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Hackers say they halted online broadcast of Iran president’s speech.’ See:

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘Meta delays setting team budgets as Facebook parent plans fresh round of layoffs.’ See:

‘Colleagues & friends of Mortaza Behboudi – journalist with French & Afghan dual nationality detained in Afghanistan since 7 January – announce the creation of a support committee.’ See: &

‘Russian journalist who grabbed world’s attention last year when she protested against the war on Ukraine on live television, described her “extraordinary” escape & launch of a book.’ See: &

Montage of world newspapers Saturday 11th February 2023

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