Journalism History for Thursday 24th August 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Journalism History for Thursday 24th August 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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ky News Press Preview: Thursday’s front pages. 23 Aug 2023 Kamali Melbourne takes a first look at Thursday’s front pages with Professor Michael Clarke, Political Editor of the Daily Mirror John Stevens and Columnist at the Daily Mail Sarah Vine. See:
FT Media reports (behind paywall) “The damning verdict of viewers on US cable TV. Numbers of homes receiving service drops to 1992 levels as more and more Americans ‘cut the cord.’” See:

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Freelance US journalist Andy Ngo has received a payout after Antifa members he claims attacked him and left him with a bleed on his brain in 2019 were ordered to pay him a total of $300,000 in damages. 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 1,106 days since 13th August 2020 See: See: And

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 148 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 823 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 Thursday 24th August 2023

French Newspapers Thursday 24th August 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Thursday 24th August 2023

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