Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Wednesday 19th April 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 Press Preview: Wednesday’s papers 18 Apr 2023. We have a look inside Wednesday’s papers. See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1648558800054415361
Hadar Sela writes for CAMERA (Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting and Analysis): “BBC international editor touts simplistic ‘hopes for peace’ narrative.” See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1648745621749129226
LinkedIn news edited by Liz Justice
The Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich appeared in a courtroom in Moscow at an appeal hearing against his arrest and detention in a former KGB prison on charges of espionage. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7054385389691650048?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop
Fox News and parent company Fox Corp have agreed a $787.5m (£634m) settlement with voting machine firm Dominion on the brink of a high-profile defamation trial. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7054382479356379136?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 979 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 & https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/australia-concerned-by-delays-trial-journalist-detained-china-2023-03-31/ 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 696 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 Wednesday 19th April 2023
French Newspapers for Wednesday 19th April 2023
Montage of world newspapers for Wednesday 19th April 2023