Journalism History for Sunday 4th June 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Sunday 4th June 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: Sunday’s front pages. 3 Jun 2023 #PressPreview #FrontPages #SkyNews We take a first look at Sunday’s front pages with the journalist and author, Rachel Shabi, and the political commentator, Benedict Spence. See:
FT Media reports: (behind paywall) ‘Hollywood directors avert strike after reaching contract deal with studios. Agreement on AI and streaming royalties comes as industrial action by writers stretches into its second month.’ See:

CIoJ LinkedIn news edited by Liz Justice

Australian investigative reporter Chris Masters won his court case on deformation but sadly the Nine media group which fought on his behalf is thousands of dollars out of pocket. See;
Tomorrow journalists will walkout and protest outside Gannett’s annual shareholder meeting. Hundreds of union journalists in two dozen newsrooms from California to New York are expected to take part to demand that Gannett get serious about reinvesting in local news, in the largest collective action that Gannett employees have taken to date. 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 1,025 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 742 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 Sunday 4th June 2023

French Newspapers for Sunday 4th June 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Sunday 4th June 2023

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