Journalism History for Saturday 16th September 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Journalism History for Saturday 16th 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: Saturday’s papers. 15 Sept 2023 We take a look at Saturday’s newspapers. With Zoe Williams and Benedict Spence. See:
FT Media reports: (behind paywall) “Deal-hungry Křetínský adds the UK’s Telegraph to his shopping list. Czech billionaire has been on a buying spree but says he will not pay outsized prices for ‘trophy’ assets.” See:

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Evans Brasfield, the Editor-In-Chief at Motorcycle com and a respected member of the powersports media community, has died aged 61 from injuries he sustained in an accident on September 13th. See:
Dispatches is featuring tonight allegations that Russell Brand raped and sexually abused four women but this is just the latest controversy since he worked as a video journalist as well as later days as a comedian/presenter. 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

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The Chartered Institute of Journalists calls on China to release Australian broadcaster Cheng Lei from detention which now stands at 1,129 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 171 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 846 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 16th September 2023

French Newspaper Saturday 16th September 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Saturday 16th September 2023

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