Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Wednesday 26th 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.
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We take a first look at Wednesday’s newspapers with Rachel Cunliffe and Katy Balls. See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1651058820775387138
Guardian reports: ‘Ukrainian journalist killed by Russian snipers in ambush near Kherson. Bogdan Bitik was working as a fixer for Corrado Zunino, Italian correspondent for La Repubblica, who was wounded.’ See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1651341878288162816
LinkedIn news edited by Liz Justice.
The family of Japanese journalist Kenji Nagai who was killed while reporting on Myanmar’s 2007 “Saffron Revolution,” released his last pictures on Wednesday. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7057099212773019648?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop
Ukrainian journalist Bogdan Bitik was killed and Corrado Zunino, an Italian correspondent for La Repubblica, was wounded in an ambush by Russian snipers today. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7057097248668545024?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 986 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 703 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 free them immediately. See: https://rsf.org/en/new-record-number-journalists-jailed-worldwide
North American Newspapers for Wednesday 26th April 2023
French Newspapers for Wednesday 26th April 2023
Montage of world newspapers for Wednesday 26th April 2023