Journalism History for Tuesday 12th September 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Journalism History for Tuesday 12th 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: Tuesday’s papers. 11 Sept 2023 #newspapers #skynews We take a first look at Tuesday’s newspapers with the political editor of The Sun, Harry Cole and Rachel Cunliffe, senior associate editor at the New Statesman. See:
New York Times reports (behind paywall): ‘Why Google is on trial.’ See:

Media Law Briefings
Media law ambiguity over naming arrested crime suspects. Times behind paywall does what other news publishers do not. ‘China could be designated formal risk after Commons ‘spying’ arrest.’ BBC News ‘Parliament researcher rejects China spying claims.’ See:

London Evening Standard reports: “Strong argument to go further with cameras in courts, says Lord Chief Justice. Lord Burnett said the broadcasting of sentencing in some criminal cases had been ‘successful beyond our expectations.’” See:

Geoffrey Robertson KC writes for Telegraph (behind paywall) : ‘Free speech is lost in Britain, where the rich silence reporters. A system that takes Yevgeny Prigozhin’s complaints seriously is not fit for purpose.’ 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 1,125 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 167 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 842 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 12th September 2023

French Newspapers Tuesday 12th September 2023

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Other stories from Press Gazette, Arab News and New York Times:

Montage of world newspapers for Tuesday 12th September 2023

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