Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Friday 19th May 2023
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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.
Sun reports: ‘Prince Harry and wife Meghan’s account of a “near-catastrophic” car chase was dismissed as an “exaggeration”. Protection experts also blamed the couple’s private security team for causing unnecessary drama in New York on Tuesday night.’ See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1659370727428980738
Washington Post reports (behind paywall) ‘White House reporters stuck with $25,000 charges after Biden trip canceled…the cost might prompt media bosses to pull back from covering the president’s overseas tours.’ See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1659642195786252291
LinkedIn news feed edited by Liz Justice
In anticipation of covering President Joe Biden’s trip to Japan and Australia, US news organisations shelled out big bucks to charter a plane to carry journalists from Hiroshima to Sydney. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7065361545966317569?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop
A court in Slovakia has acquitted a businessman accused of masterminding the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée in 2018 for a second time. See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7065376520466243584?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 1,009 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 726 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 Friday 19th May 2023
French Newspapers for Friday 19th May 2023
Montage of world newspapers for Friday 19th May 2023