Journalism History for Monday 6th 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 Monday 6th 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 Mon 6 Mar 23. Broadsheets. Guardian: ‘Small boats clampdown unworkable, Sunak told’, FT: ‘Beijing’s 5% expansion target signals end to era’, Telegraph: ‘Hancock rejected plan to cut isolation’, & Times: ‘Migrants on small boats to be barred from Britain.’

Review of UK papers Mon 6 Mar 23. Tabloids. Sun: ‘Lviv Aid, Wembley benefit gig for Ukraine’, Star: ‘The big threeze’, Mirror: ’11m suffer in NHS dentist crisis’, & Metro: ‘The tide is turning.’

Review of UK papers Mon 6 Mar 23. Middle Markets. i: ‘Budget 2023- Hunt and Sunak head for new tax clash’, Indy: ‘Sunak vow to end small boat crossings’, Mail: ‘Boat migrants to get life ban’ & Express: ‘Ending Channel migrant crisis can win election.’

Review of world papers Mon 6 Mar 23. Le Monde: ‘Energy- Paris & Berlin clash over nuclear’, New York Times: ‘Whirring relics battle Russians’ Jerusalem Post: ‘Gallant, Halevi concerned over refusal to serve in IDF’, Business Day SA: ‘Drastic steps..for ailing water boards.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. Photograph shows Herbert G. Ponting, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, with his ‘moving picture?’ camera on tripod, during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-11.

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Style Tips. Edward Bliss, Jr & James L. Hoyt on Writing News for Broadcast: ‘This may be the most important tip. If you feel uneasy about any part of a story, if something doesn’t seem quite right, check it out. Your gut feeling is a true friend.’

Media Law Tips. The word ‘not’ is so important in communications. See: “‘My apologies’: GB News audience in stitches as Hancock lawyer makes excruciating blunder,” at:…/Matt-Hancock-lawyer-GB-News… ‘missed out the word “not” in his email to the channel’s producer.’

North American Newspapers for Monday 6th March 2023

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Newsquest’s Cash for Charities campaign for 2022 prompted the group to make donations totalling £128,000 to good causes in the areas served by its newspapers.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Wolverhampton’s Express & Star says it is “considering various options” for the Queen Street building, where it has been based since at least the 1880s.’ See:

Hold The Front Page report: ‘Tindle Newspapers has announced the acquisition of the stake in Podcast Radio, an online platform which aims to give podcasts from around the world a wider audience.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A bi-weekly newspaper is set to host a debate featuring the three Scottish National Party leadership candidates – with journalists from other publications being invited to attend too.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘An editor has welcomed three new recruits to her titles as she returns from maternity leave.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Zholia Alemi has been put behind bars after she was revealed to have fraudulently practised as a psychiatrist for more than two decades by Carlisle News & Star chief reporter Phil Coleman.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Gareth Davies has been appointed to edit The Bureau Local, which is part of The Bureau of Investigative Journalism.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: “Metro editor interview: ‘Refresh’ gives title ‘one voice’ after print redundancies.” See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Tortoise claims 90% podcast listenership growth in a year.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Top 50 UK news websites: New York Times is fastest-growing newsbrand in the UK.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Proton launches dedicated VPN servers for access to censored Deutsche Welle.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘GB News broke Ofcom rules with Mark Steyn’s misleading Covid-19 comments.’ See:

FT Media reports (behind paywall): ‘How Glasgow’s tiny, muckraking crime mag stays afloat. Every week, some 700 newsagents display the latest issue of The Digger. What’s the paper’s secret?’ See:

FT Media reports (behind paywall): “‘Panic station at Fox News’: how the Murdochs agonised over Trump’s loss. Details of network’s handling of US election denialism explode into public view via Dominion lawsuit.” See:

Arab News and AP report: ‘Pakistan bans media broadcasts of ex-PM Imran Khan speeches.’ See:

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘China plans to create new regulator for data governance.’ See:

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘Turkish competition board says fines Elon Musk over Twitter takeover.’ See:

Arab News and Reuters report: ‘WhatsApp agrees to be more transparent on policy changes, EU says.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Twitter staff no longer able to ensure users’ safety, insiders reveal.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘TikTok, MBC Media Solutions team up to offer exclusive content during Ramadan.’ See

French Newspapers for Monday 6th March 2023

Mail Online reports: ‘Fox News war reporter Benjamin Hall releases emotional montage showing his recovery after losing his leg, use of his hand, and eyesight in one eye during deadly Russian bomb blast in Ukraine.’ See:

Times reports (behind paywall) ‘Ofcom rebukes GB News over vaccine death claims.’ See:

Angus McBride writes for the Times (behind paywall): ‘News conjured by rogue algorithms must be avoided.’ See:

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘ITV has hired Alex Pumfrey as director of strategic partnerships, reporting into Martin Goswami, group strategic partnerships and distribution director.’ See: &

CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Anyone who wants to understand the value of regional newspapers should read the story about a fake doctor who was only exposed because of such a journalist’s investigations.’ See: &

Guardian reports: ‘Public order bill to be amended to protect journalists covering protests. Suella Braverman will propose changes after arrests of reporters at a Just Stop Oil demonstration.’ See:

Jane Martinson writes for the Guardian: ‘The BBC news channel revamp has been a PR disaster – but it also makes perfect sense.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers Monday 6th March 2023

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