Journalism History for Thursday 27th April 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Thursday 27th 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.

Twitter posts:-

Times reports (behind paywall) “‘Factual inconsistencies’ in Harry’s phone-hacking claim.” See:


Times reports (behind paywall): ‘US newspapers run ads urging release of Evan Gershkovich.’ See:

LinkedIn news edited by Liz Justice.

A sports reporter in the US has been sacked by ESPN after being captured on camera calling a fellow journalist a ‘f***ing c**t’. See:


A journalist and an expert on maritime history have said they will appeal to the Swedish Supreme Court for fines they were given for disturbing a maritime wreck. See:

CIoJ Twitter news feed at:

CIoJ LinkedIn news feed edited by Liz Justice at:

CIoJ Facebook news feed at:

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 987 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 704 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:

North American Newspapers for Thursday 27th April 2023

French Newspapers for Thursday 27th April 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Thursday 27th April 2023

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