Journalism History for Thursday 25th May 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Thursday 25th 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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Sky News Press Preview: Thursday’s papers. 24 May 2023. We take a first look at Thursday’s newspapers with Kevin Maguire and Sarah Vine. See:
Mail Online reports: ‘Dark Side of the Loon: Shocking images emerge of Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters dressed as a Nazi at Berlin concert where inflatable pig emblazoned with Star of David floats over crowd.’ See:

LinkedIn CIoJ news edited by Liz Justice
MP Neil Coyle has been allowed back into the parliamentary Labour Party after he was suspended for racially abusing a journalist and verbal harassment of a Parliamentary assistant. See:
Two weeks ago, a video emerged on social media showing Pakistani journalist Imran Riaz Khan being escorted out of Sialkot International Airport by a group of police officers. 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 1,015 days since 13th August 2020 See: &

The CIoJ remains concerned about the trials and sentencing of Belarus journalist Roman Protasevich and his friend Sofia Sapega following their abduction from a diverted Ryanair flight 23rd May 2021 which is now 732 days ago. Sofia should be released immediately from her 6 year jail sentence. Despite the mixed signals over Roman’s position in Belarus before and after his pardon, he should be allowed to leave the country of his own free will. See:

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 Thursday 25th May 2023

French Newspapers for Thursday 25th May 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Thursday 25th May 2023

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