Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Monday 20th March 2023
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The Chartered Institute of Journalists remembers all the professional journalists and media workers murdered and killed while doing their work this year in all parts of the world and remember the immense sacrifice of those who gave their lives to the profession in the past. We send our condolences to their families, friends and professional colleagues.
Sky News takes a look at the stories making headlines on Monday’s national newspaper front pages. You can watch the Press Preview with The Spectator’s economics correspondent Kate Andrews and journalist and author Rachel Shabi. See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1637763786479132674
FT media reports (behind paywall) “Deepfake ‘news’ videos ramp up misinformation in Venezuela. UK tech company developed software used in fake news videos promoted by authoritarian government.” See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1638088391140032514
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad is now an award-winning journalist and the author of A Stranger in Your Own City but it was all after a chance encounter with James Meek in Baghdad, who was there reporting for the Guardian. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7043512906805563393?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop
French journalist Olivier Dubois, who was kidnapped by armed groups in the Sahel nearly two years ago, was released on Monday. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7043604781860286464?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop
CIoJ Twitter news feed at: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist
CIoJ LinkedIn news feed edited by Liz Justice at: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/63500/
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CIoJ LinkedIn news stories, Hold The Front Page news stories, Guardian media news stories, Press Gazette news stories, Arab News media stories and other stories from miscellaneous sources
The Chartered Institute of Journalists calls on China to release Australian broadcaster Cheng Lei from detention which now stands at 949 days since 13th August 2020 See: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/nov/28/partner-of-detained-australian-journalist-cheng-lei-hopeful-of-compassionate-and-speedy-resolution The Institute also calls on Belarus to pardon and release Sofia Sapega from her 6 year jail sentence and to release her journalist friend Roman Protasevich. See: https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2023/02/16/belarus-dissident-blogger-roman-protasevich-pleads-guilty-a80244 Both were seized unlawfully from an internatonal Ryanair flight diverted to Minsk 23rd May 2021. Their ordeal is now 666 days. The CIoJ calls on all governments and states unjustly detaining journalists for doing their professional work to respect freedom of expression, the right to liberty and freed them immediately. See: https://rsf.org/en/new-record-number-journalists-jailed-worldwide
North American Newspapers for Monday 20th March 2023
French Newspapers Monday 20th March 2023
Montage of world newspapers Monday 20th March 2023