Journalism History for Wednesday 6th September 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Journalism History for Wedneday 6th September 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: Wednesday’s papers. For Sept 6th 2023 Anna Botting takes a first look at wednesday’s papers with journalist and broadcaster Jenny Kleeman, and PR consultant Alex Deane. See:
New York Times reports (behind paywall) ‘In Its First Monopoly Trial of Modern Internet Era, U.S. Sets Sights on Google.’ See:

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The family of a 29 year old Ghanian journalist who died while in police cells at Mankessim wants an investigations to ascertain what caused his death and the persons behind his killing arrested. See:
Meta will “deprecate” the “News” tab on Facebook by December in the UK, France and Germany and stop funding the 100 or so community journalists by next year. 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 1,119 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 161 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 836 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 Wednesday 6th September 2023

French Newspapers Wedneday 6th September 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Wedneday 6th September 2023

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