Journalism History for Thursday 4th May 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Thursday 4th May 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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We take a first look at Thursday’s newspapers with political editor of HuffPost UK Kevin Schofield and Barrister and former government minister Ann Soubry. See:
East Anglian Daily Times (Ed Sheeran’s local paper) reports: ‘Ed Sheeran: Suffolk star wins Thinking Out Loud trial in US.’ See:

CIoJ LinkedIn news feed edited by Liz Justice
Norwegian Ambassador to the OSCE Anne-Kirsti Karlsen has issued a statement on safety of journalists on behalf of 16 countries, including Britain, to mark the 30th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day. See:
Iranian journalist Vahid Beheshti has now been on hunger strike outside Britain’s Foreign Office for more than 70 days in his campaign to get the UK to proscribe Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organisation. 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 994 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 jailed for 8 years. See: Both were seized unlawfully from an internatonal Ryanair flight diverted to Minsk 23rd May 2021. Their ordeal is now 711 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 4th May 2023

French Newspapers for Thursday 4th May 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Thursday 4th May 2023

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