Journalism History for Thursday 20th April 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Thursday 20th 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: Thursday’s papers. 19 Apr 2023 We take a look inside Thursday’s newspapers. See:
Mick Hume writes for Spiked Online: ‘The other SNP scandal. Why are we not free to discuss the arrest of the ruling party’s former chief?’ See:
LinkedIn news edited by Liz Justice
Journalists are constantly being asked to make sense of actions by individuals who often either kill themselves or others and aren’t able to speak for themselves. See:
To: An Oklahoma commissioner has resigned from office after a local newspapers used an audio recording to highlight him and others discussing killing two journalists and lynching Black people. 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 980 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 697 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 Thursday 20th April 2023

French Newspapers for Thursday 20th April 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Thursday 20th April 2023

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