Journalism History Friday 3rd March 2023

Review of UK and world papers, celebration of the history of photojournalism, media law and style-guide tips and global journalism stories for Friday 3rd March 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 Fri 3 Mar 23. Broadsheets. Times: ‘PM urged to block new job for parties inquisitor’, Telegraph: ‘”We are going to have to get heavy with the police”‘, Guardian: ‘Tory anger as Labour hires Partygate official’ & FT: ‘Partygate sleuth Gray enrages Tories.’

Review of UK papers Fri 3 Mar 23. Middle Markets. Mail: ‘Is this proof the partygate probe was a Labour plot?’ Express: ‘Pedestrian jailed for “killing” cyclist’, i: ‘MI5’s missed chance to stop Manchester Arena bomber’, & Indy: ‘Arena bomber- MI5 could have stopped him.’

Review of UK papers Fri 3 Mar 23. Tabloids. Mirror: ‘Manchester bomb inquiry- “Failed”‘, Metro: ‘Hancock- “The Great Betrayal”‘, Star: ‘Covid bombshell- Clowns plotted to kill all our kitties’, Sun: ‘Manchester bombing inquiry- 22 who should be alive.’

Review of UK papers Fri 3 Mar 23. Journal: ‘Mum’s fury over bombing report’, Morning Star: ‘”Contemptible” Covid insults’, Herald: ‘UK in legal probe by UN over rights to challenge planning’, & Belfast Telegraph: ‘”Dissidents & loyalists colluded for murder bid on top cop.”‘

Review of world papers Fri 3 Mar 23. New York Times: ‘America’s underage labor secrets’, Le Monde: ‘Rising food prices: the other social risk’, Jerusalem Post: ‘Israel’s economy faces existential threat’, & Business Day SA: ‘How sabotage battered Tutuka.’

Celebration of illustrators & photojournalists in history. 1916 & Author and journalist Irvin S. Cobb appears in a bust-length caricature, framed within a circle. Wearing a cap, fringed frontier outfit, he’s smoking a cigar & holding a rifle.

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Media Law tips. Complex Court of Appeal ruling in Banks v Cadwalladr. See: Issues relating to defence of publication on matters of public interest and interpretation of serious harm to the claimant’s reputation.

Style Tips. BBC style guide on ‘Ps’- see: ‘paparazzi is a plural. The singular is paparazzo – but it would read better to say one of the paparazzi… paramilitaries Whether police or forces, they should not be described as “troops.”‘

North American Newspapers for Friday 3rd March 2023

Sky Press Preview: Friday’s front pages. 2 Mar 2023 We look at Friday’s newspapers with journalist Jenny Kleeman, and the Daily Telegraph’s chief political correspondent, Camilla Turner. See:

Mail Online reports: ‘Radio 2 star Ken Bruce will present his final BBC show today after more than 30 years – after bosses axed veteran host a month early ahead of move to rival station Greatest Hits Radio.’ See

Guardian reports: ‘Boris Johnson recites Oompa-Loompas song in defence of Roald Dahl’s books. Ex-PM criticises sensitivity edit of author’s works – and also rejects sending Parthenon marbles to Greece.’ See:

Guardan reports: “ITV says it handled Clarkson row ‘well’ but warns of falling ad sales. Chief executive says ‘no place on ITV’ for comments Jeremy Clarkson made in the Sun, but says brand has not been affected.” See:

David Barnett writes for Guardian: ‘Bryant & May novelist Christopher Fowler has died aged 69. Crime writers have paid tribute to the London-born author behind the long-running detective series, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2020.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Fox News reportedly imposes ‘soft ban’ on Donald Trump. The former president has not made a weekday showing on the channel since .’ See:

Guardian reports: “Daily Mail announces redundancy plans as print readership declines. Editor Ted Verity said newspaper, sister title Mail on Sunday and MailOnline would be brought ‘much closer together.’” See:

Guardian reports: “Radio 2 DJ Ken Bruce says early BBC exit ‘seems a shame.’ Radio host, who is leaving BBC after 46 years, speaks of his sadness at coming off air early before end of his contract.” See:

Alex Hearn writes for the Jewish Chronicle: ‘You can’t say anything about Israel any more. It is true that people are being silenced in this debate, but it isn’t the people you think.’ See:’t-say-anything-about-israel-any-more-1bqvLw7BEz0rBsUdOy6dRA

Jewish Chronicle reports: ‘Social media firms cash in on Jew-hate, says Rachel Riley. Countdown star issues warning to Jewish schoolchildren about rising levels of antisemitic abuse online.’ See:

Times of Israel reports: ‘A Holocaust survivor fought antisemitism on TikTok and now he’s a social media star.’ See:

Derek Taylor writes for Jewish News: ‘Justified criticism of Chasidic schools, but unnecessarily slanted.’ See:

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘A former Cavan footballer has been convicted of assault on a veteran journalist in the Four Courts, which a judge described as a “disturbing” attack on press freedom.’ See: &

French Newspapers for Friday 3rd March 2023

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘The Lancashire Post has announced the partnership with the University of Central Lancashire, which will see the former move to the latter’s Media Factory facility, in Preston.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A political journalist has left a regional daily after almost four decades of service. Angus Young has announced his departure from the Hull Daily Mail.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A city daily has thrown its weight behind a campaign to save a health centre from closure. The Norwich Evening News is campaigning to keep Norwich’s NHS walk-in centre open.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A regional editorial boss has accused rival publishers of failing to adequately invest in investigative journalism and crime coverage. Newsquest editorial development director Toby Granville has made the claim.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Trainee journalists will divide their time between titles across the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands as part of a publisher’s scheme that is set to create new jobs.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: “AP’s journalism from Mariupol ‘saved tens of thousands of civilians.’” See:

Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford writes: “Isabel Oakeshott’s ‘massive betrayal’ was action of a journalist who turned whistleblower.” See:

Press Gazette feature: ‘Foresight News- News diary 6 – 11 March: SNP leadership debates, Bronson parole hearing, Oscars.’ See:

Arab News and Reuters report: “Russian court fines Wikipedia over military ‘misinformation.'” See:

Arab News reports: “Al Arabiya turns 20: Saudi broadcaster ‘has not diverted from its initial mission — the pursuit of truth,’ says GM Mamdouh Al-Muhaini.” See:

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