Journalism History Saturday 4th 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 Saturday 4th 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 Sat 4 Mar 23. Broadsheets. Telegraph: ‘Hancock’s battle with Sunak over Covid rules’, Times: ‘MPs could punish Johnson’, FT: ‘China in step- Party rallies for set piece event’, & Guardian: ‘Partygate- fresh evidence that Johnson misled MPs.’

Review of UK papers Sat 4 Mar 23. Tabloids. Mirror: ‘MPs’ Johnson verdict. Parties- He knew because he was there’, and Star: ‘News that’ll shock absolutely nobody. Pinoccio is a fibber…he may have misled Parliament 4 times.’

Review of UK papers Sat 4 Mar 23. Middle Markets. Herald: ’37 security breaches by nuclear police’, Indy: ‘”Great gaping hole” in Boris’s Partygate defence’, Mail: ‘Boris- not a shred of evidence I misled MPs’ & Express: ‘Boris- “Cynical stitch-up.”‘

Review of world papers Sat 4 Mar 23. Citizen SA: ‘De Ruyter- ANC serves papers’, New York Times: ‘Support for Ukraine ebbs in U.S. as costs rise’, Le Monde: ‘The New Life of Confiscated Criminal Assets’, & Japan Times: ‘How much power will Xi’s No. 2 have?’

Celebration of photojournalism history. Stereoscope image of women workers inspecting currency, surprinting, etc., in the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1906-8. Loadsamoney!

US Library of Congress archive. No known restrictons.

Style Tips. Buzzfeed guide- tuned into online communications, tries to keep up-to-date ‘• gaslighting: A pattern of behavior meant to compel a person to question their own judgment or sense of reality. It is not synonymous with lying.’

Media Law Tips. 5RB analysis of Court of Appeal ruling in ‘Arron Banks wins Cadwalladr TED Talk appeal.’ See:…/arron-banks-wins-cadwalladr-ted-talk…/ ‘Serious harm was an inevitable inference from the inherent gravity of the allegation and the scale of publication.’

North American Newspapers for Saturday 4th March 2023

Guardian feature: “‘I have no problem being regarded as a Black writer, but I won’t be confined by it’: Gary Younge on race, politics and pigeonholing.” See:

Chartered Institute of Journalists’ Code of Conduct. Clause 1. You have a duty to maintain the highest professional standards of accuracy and clearly distinguish between fact, conjecture or opinion in all your work. More at:

Guardian reports: ‘Isabel Oakeshott hangs up on Times Radio during heated interview. Journalist’s decision to share Matt Hancock WhatsApp texts with rival outlet questioned by Cathy Newman.’ See:

Observer feature interview “Melvyn Bragg: ‘At 83, time goes round too quickly.’” See:

John Naughton writes for the Observer: “Misplaced fears of an ‘evil’ ChatGPT obscure the real harm being done. Our tendency to humanise large language models and AI is daft – let’s worry about corporate grabs and environmental damage.” See:

Times Radio: ‘Isabel Oakeshott hangs up on Cathy Newman during heated interview about Matt Hancock leaks.’ See and hear at:

Neville Teller writes for Jerusalem Post: ‘When is journalism antisemitic? Prof. Richard Landes diagnoses disturbing trends in the way many media outlets cover Israel.’ See:

Times reports: (behind paywall) ‘First Glastonbury, now the BBC? The cancelling of John Peel.’ See:

Observer reports: ‘Anger grows over Afghan journalists still stranded by Home Office inaction. Press members living under the Taliban, and living uncertain lives in .’ See:

Guardian reports: “TikTok ‘acting too slow’ to tackle self-harm and eating disorder content. Organisations including NSPCC say app has chosen to deny the problem and must take meaningful action.” See:

Observer reports: ‘New David Attenborough series about UK likely to be his last on location. At 96, the nature presenter is set to return to TV screens for a landmark series on British natural history.’ See:

Guardian interview news feature: “‘He was gaslighting everybody’: Mandy Matney on exposing Alex Murdaugh.” See:

French Newspapers for Saturday 4th March 2023

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Fiancée of TV journalist killed in series of shootings in Florida is seeking to have his baby through IVF treatment.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘If you want a smile out of what’s never a friendly topic Irish RTE broadcaster Sarah McInerney’s parodied some social media comments which frankly women journalists too often face.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘New laws aimed at limiting direct political influence on Slovenian public broadcaster, RTV, have been put on hold by the courts who say the changes may not be inline with the constitution. ‘ See:

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Freelance media editor and founder of JayKay Media Consultancy, has died.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘A New York Times journalist was spat on after being ‘recognized in public’ by an assailant who was upset about her article about transgender issues.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘The Delhi Police have arrested a 24-year-old Uber auto-rickshaw driver for allegedly sexually harassing a woman journalist during the journey. ‘ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Ken Bruce aired his last radio show on BBC Radio 2 – earlier than anticipated because the broadcaster was scared that it would lose listeners to his new Greatest Hits Radio show.’ See:

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘ITV had a mixed 2022 thanks to “deliberate strategic actions” as the broadcaster decided to change its focus.’ See: &

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘BBC raids show India’s shrinking media freedom under Modi, some journalists say.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Charities call on TikTok to crack down on content that can harm children.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Donald Trump ‘softly banned’ at former media friend Fox News.’ See:

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