Journalism History for Saturday 8th April 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for 8th 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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Mail Online reports: ‘ChatGPT falsely accuses a law professor of a sex attacks against students during a trip to Alaska that never happened – in shocking case that raises concerns about AI defaming people.’ See:
The Arab Weekly: “Cairo calligraphy exhibition exudes ‘spirituality of Ramadan.’ The artworks differ in their aesthetic patterns, which come in many traditional but also contemporary fashions.” See:
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American ProPublica reporters started to look at the travel of various Supreme Court justices and they found something that was more than a little interesting. See:
Wall Street journalist Evan Gershkovich has been formally charged with spying in Russia. See:

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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 968 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 685 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 Saturday 8th April 2023

French Newspapers for Saturday 8th April 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Saturday 8th April 2023

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