Journalism History for Saturday 20th May 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Saturday 20th 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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St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street @stbrideschurch
Week two of the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music and we’ve a world premiere by Tony Britten and a London premiere by Owen Elsley at #ChoralEvensong on Sunday at 5:30pm. See:
Arab News reports: ‘Swedish Acast partners with MidEast podcast networks Sowt and Kerning Cultures.’ See:

LinkedIn news feed edited by Liz Justice

Federal police have brought criminal charges against the former head of Brazil’s Indigenous protection agency for alleged acts of omission leading to the murders of Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips in the Amazon last year. See:
A thematic review of the BBC’s output around migration has been commissioned by the corporation’s board. 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 1,010 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 727 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 20th May 2023

French Newspapers for Saturday 20th May 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Saturday 20th May 2023

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