Journalism History for Wednesday 5th April 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for 5th 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.

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Sky News Press Preview: Wednesday’s papers. 4 Apr 2023 #donaldtrump #unitedstates #skynews
We preview Wednesday’s papers with broadcaster and political commentator, Salma Shah and columnist and broadcaster, Steve Richards. See:
Reporters Without Borders: ‘Governor of Belmarsh Prison in London prevented RSF from visiting Julian Assange despite official permission having been granted.’ See:
LinkedIn news by Liz Justice
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Secretary-General Christophe Deloire and Director of Operations Rebecca Vincent were barred access to visit Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange in Belmarsh prison today. See:
China has barred two Indian journalists from returning to Beijing, saying their visas have been frozen in what looks like a negotiating ruling.

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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 965 days since 13th August 2020 See: 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: Both were seized unlawfully from an internatonal Ryanair flight diverted to Minsk 23rd May 2021. Their ordeal is now 682 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:

North American Newspapers for Wednesday 5th April 2023

French Newspapers for Wednesday 5th April 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Wednesday 5th April 2023

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