Journalism History for Tuesday 13th June 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Tuesday 13th 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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Guardian reports: ‘UK judges to be given powers to dismiss oppressive Slapps lawsuits at early stage. Amendments to bill address concerns that strategic lawsuits against public participation stifle free speech.’ See:
Patrick Barwise writes for Press Gazette: ‘Is the BBC left-wing? Not according to 80% of the British public.’ See:

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We may be living in an increasingly digital journalistic age with resources focused on online content, but France’s daily sports newspaper has shown today the art of creating a great cover for printed media. See:
If a woman is prosecuted, convicted and jailed for unlawfully procuring drugs to induce an abortion for herself after the legal limit, should she be named in media reports? 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 1,034 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 751 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 Tuesday 13th June 2023

French Newspapers for Tuesday 13th June 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Tuesday 13th June 2023

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