Journalism History for Friday 12th May 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Friday 12th 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 Friday’s newspapers with director of the John Smith Centre, Kezia Dugdale, and former government minister, Anna Soubry. See:
Stephen Daisley writes for the Spectator (behind a paywall): ‘What the BBC gets wrong about Israel.’ See:

LinkedIn news feed edited by Liz Justice
NUJ members at BBC Northern Ireland have announced a 24-hour strike that will commence on the first day of counting in the north’s local government elections. See:
Two Pakistani broadcast journalists must be presented to the court today according to orders by Chief Justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti. 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 1,002 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 719 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 Friday 12th May 2023

French Newspapers for Friday 12th May 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Friday 12th May 2023

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