Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Friday 21st 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: Friday’s newspapers. 20 Apr 2023 We take a look inside Friday’s newspapers. See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1649272269187719169
Lester Holloway writes for Guardian. Lester Holloway is editor of the Voice, Britain’s only Black national newspaper: ‘I’m a Man City fan. Despite the backlash, it’s time to sink these ships.’ See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1649493312447864832
LinkedIn news edited by Liz Justice
Criminal charges are being dropped against Alec Baldwin in connection to the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on a film set in New Mexico in 2021. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7054925400002437120?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop
CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Hassan Diab given life in prison in absentia for a 1980 bombing outside a Paris synagogue on Rue Copernic which killed four including an Israeli TV journalist Aliza Shagrir.’ See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7055272283182919680?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 981 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 698 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 Friday 21st April 2023
French Newspapers for Friday 21st April 2023
Montage of world newspapers for Friday 21st April 2023