Journalism History for Saturday 17th June 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Saturday 17th 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: Saturday’s papers. 16 Jun 2023. Jonathan Samuels previews Saturday’s papers, with with Guardian Columnist Zoe Williams, & former Conservative MP turned chief executive of the charity ‘Business in the Community’ – Mary Macleod. See:
Peter Hitchens writes for Mail on Sunday/Mail Online: ‘There is still time for us to do right – and save Julian Assange from dying in US dungeon.’ See:

CIoJ LinkedIn news edited by Liz Justice
The widow of the slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has filed a lawsuit against the spyware purveyor NSO Group on Thursday. See:
GonzoFest will celebrate its 10th annual, and final, festival honoring the late US journalist Hunter S. Thompson in July. 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 1,038 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 755 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 17th June 2023

French Newspapers Saturday 17th June 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Saturday 17th June 2023

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