Journalism History for Saturday 23rd September 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Journalism History for Saturday 23rd 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. 22 Sept 2023 #presspreview #skynews Gillian Joseph previews Saturday’s front pages with Novara Media’s contributing editor Moya Lothian-McLean – and Conservative Home’s deputy editor Henry Hill. See:
FT Media reports (behind paywall) ‘Daniel Křetínský sells Le Monde stake to Xavier Niel. Sale by Czech tycoon will advance French billionaire’s ambition to put newspaper’s ownership into foundation.’ See:

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A prison administration in İstanbul has rejected a petition from well-known activist, writer and journalist Celaletttin Can concerning his right to be released on probation, arguing a “lack of good conduct” and “continuing risk of causing harm to society,” the Artı Gerçek news website reported. See:
Today feminist journalist Huang Xueqin and activist Wang Jianbing have appeared on trial in China after two years’ arbitrary detention,” the Free Xueqin and Jianbing group posted on Facebook. 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 1,136 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 178 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 853 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 23rd September 2023

French Newspapers Saturday 23rd September 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Saturday 23rd September 2023

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