Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for 3rd April 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.
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 Press Preview: Monday’s front pages. 2 Apr 2023 #presspreview We take a look at what’s making Monday’s headlines with Kevin Schofield, political editor of HuffPost UK, and former Conservative Party special advisor Anita Boateng. See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1642689080222679040
New York Times reports (behind paywall) “Journalist Detained by Russia Was Reporting Stories That ‘Needed to Be Told.’” See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1642932468360593409
LinkedIn news by Liz Justice
Nigerian journalist Sinafi Omanga, with the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (The ICIR) was a victim of a mob attack, causing him bodily harm and broken spectacles on Thursday. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7048337774063579136?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop
Henry McDonald – the Guardian’s Ireland correspondent from 2007, died aged 57 following treatment for cancer in February, but now his partner say while he was vigilant to the dangers of his work he was let down by the medical services. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7048618850250055682?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/
CIoJ Facebook news feed at: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100077475452242
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 963 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 680 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 3rd April 2023
French Newspapers for Monday 3rd April 2023
Montage of world newspapers for Monday 3rd April 2023