Journalism History for Wednesday 17th 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.

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Wednesday 17th May 2023

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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Sky New Press Preview: Wednesday’s papers. 16 May 2023 #presspreview #newspapers #frontpages
We take a look at Wednesday’s headlines with the journalist and broadcaster, Jenny Kleeman, and the PR consultant, Alex Deane. See:
FT Media reports (behind paywall) “Disinformation dangers lurk in the EU’s media freedom act. Allowing organisations to self-categorise as ‘media’ gives easy legitimacy to deepfakes and bad actors.” See:

LinkedIn news feed edited by Liz Justice
Political journalists Jemma Forte and Marina Purkiss have been criticised after posing together with T-shirts bearing the message: “Save the badgers… cull the Tories.” See:
Last week, during a television interview on a French talk show, film Director of “Jeanne du Barry” Maiwenn confessed to spitting on journalist Edwy Plenel. 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 1,007 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 724 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 Wednesday 17th May 2023

French Newspapers for Wednesday 17th May 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Wednesday 17th May 2023

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