Journalism History for Saturday 6th May 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Saturday 6th 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.

Twitter posts:-

Vivian Wineman writes for Jewish News: ‘Wikimedia – the case for protecting an online global phenomenon
Vivian Wineman reflects on the possible effects of the Online Safety Bill on Wikipedia, the largest gathering of information in human history.’ See:
CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘Catholic journalists have honoured World Press Freedom Day by remembering Titus Brandsma, a Carmelite priest whose independence cost him his life at the hands of the Nazi regime.’ See:

CIoJ LinkedIn news feed edited by Liz Justice
Social media TikTok called London-based journalist Cristina Criddle to tell her that her personal data had been accessed by employees in China and the US just before Christmas. See:
Social media bullying as been blamed for the suicide of Kerela’s first openly transgender bodybuilder, according to India’s state Minister for Social Justice, Dr R Bindhu. See:

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CIoJ LinkedIn news feed edited by Liz Justice at:

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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 996 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 journalist friend Roman Protasevich from his 8 year jail sentence. See: Both were seized unlawfully from an internatonal Ryanair flight diverted to Minsk 23rd May 2021. Their ordeal is now 713 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 Saturday 6th May 2023

French Newspapers for Saturday 6th May 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Saturday 6th May 2023

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