Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Wednesday 22nd March 2023
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Sky News Press Preview: Wednesday’s newspapers. Front pages for 22nd March2023. See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1638534419806814208
New York Times reports: ‘Fox and Dominion Urge Judge to Rule on Case. At the start of a pretrial hearing for the $1.6 billion defamation trial, the judge said he was still weighing whether to issue a summary judgment.’ See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1638694859673333760
Some staff at Australia’s national broadcaster The ABC have taken industrial action despite being offered a backdated 11 per cent pay rise over three years and $1500 lump sum. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7044068241639399424?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop
Fox News reporter Alicia Acuna had to take time out from her live reporting after her son walked out of a school which she was covering after two staff were shot and injured. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7044396152024129537?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop
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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 951 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 journalism 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 668 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 Wednesday 22nd March 2023
French Newspapers Wednesday 22nd March 2023
Montage of world newspapers Wednesday 22nd March 2023