Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Thursday 11th 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.
Guardian reports: “Google launches new AI PaLM 2 in attempt to regain leadership of the pack. Company says ‘next generation language model’ will outperform other artificial intelligence systems on some tasks.” See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1656411888970866694
CAMERA (Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting and Analysis) Op-Ed: ‘CNN abandons professional journalism.’ See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1656770731697381384
LinkedIn news feed edited by Liz Justice
Family members and friends of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh have renewed calls for justice on the first anniversary of her killing during a week of events celebrating her life. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7062379276297216000?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop
The Chartered Institute of Journalists condemns the jailing for eight years in Belarus of journalist Roman Protasevich. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7062384463573344256?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 1,001 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 journalist friend Roman Protasevich from his 8 year jail sentence. See: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-65466698 Both were seized unlawfully from an internatonal Ryanair flight diverted to Minsk 23rd May 2021. Their ordeal is now 718 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 Thursday 11th May 2023
French Newspapers for Thursday 11th May 2023
Montage of world newspapers for Thursday 11th May 2023