Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Thursday 22nd June 2023
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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.
Telegraph reports: ‘Bashir’s health. Claims that new emails show reporter’s illness was used to withhold information about notorious interview with Diana, Princess of Wales.’ See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1671643963197890561
Dan Wootton writes for Mail Online: ‘The new Titanic disaster united the world in equal horror and admiration. But it’s a new low for the hate-filled left to use the tragedy to say explorers should be taxed more to stop these pioneering adventures.’ See: https://twitter.com/CIoJournalist/status/1671963090089377794
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A Moscow court on Thursday ruled that Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich must remain in jail on espionage charges until at least late August, rejecting the American journalist’s appeal to be released.
Brussels ambassadors on Wednesday agreed that spyware could be installed on the computer or phone of a journalist working in the EU as part of any criminal investigation – however minor! See: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7077613297235042304?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop
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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 1,043 days since 13th August 2020 See: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/nov/28/partner-of-detained-australian-journalist-cheng-lei-hopeful-of-compassionate-and-speedy-resolution & https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/australia-concerned-by-delays-trial-journalist-detained-china-2023-03-31/
The CIoJ calls on Russia to immediately release Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich. His detention is wholly unjustifiable and political state hostage-taking. He has been deprived of his liberty for 85 days since 29th March 2023 #FreeEvan
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 759 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: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-65670820
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: https://rsf.org/en/new-record-number-journalists-jailed-worldwide
North American Newspapers for Thursday 22nd June 2023
French Newspapers Thursday 22nd June 2023
Montage of world newspapers for Thursday 22nd June 2023