Journalism History for Saturday 27th May 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Saturday 27th 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: Saturday’s papers. 26 May 2023 #presspreview #newspapers #frontpages We take a first look at Saturday’s newspapers with the Daily Mirror Columnist Susie Boniface and Deputy Comment Editor at The Telegraph – Annabel Denham. See:
Arab News and Reuters report: “China deletes 1.4 million social media posts in crack down on ‘self-media’ accounts.” See:

LinkedIn CIoJ news by Liz Justice
CIoJ LinkedIn news by Liz Justice reports: ‘The Nigerian police detained Premium Times judiciary reporter Ameh Ejekwonyilo at the Supreme Court in Abuja for using his phone to film a scene on the court premises.’ See:
Phillip Schofield has now quit ITV after he admitted to an affair with a “younger” male staff member from the This Morning daytime program who he met when the man was a teen. 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 1,017 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 734 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 Saturday 27th May 2023

French Newspapers for Saturday 27th May 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Saturday 27th May 2023

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