Journalism History for Saturday 7th October 2023

Review of UK and world papers and coverage of UK and global journalism stories for Journalism History for Saturday 7th October 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 front pages. 6 Oct 2023 #presspreview #skynews Sky’s Gillian Joseph previews Saturday’s newspaper headlines with The Guardian columnist Zoe Williams and PR consultant Alex Deane. See:
FT Media reports: ‘How much is The Telegraph worth? Access to UK newspaper’s books will help bidders determine a price but its value also lies in political reach.’ See:

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Six Colombians in detention for the alleged assassination of former journalist and Ecuadorean presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio, have been found dead in prison.’ See:
The Reach all Women in WAR organisation has declared Ethiopian reporter Lucy Kassa is the recipient of the 2023 Anna Politkovskaya Award, which is given to women who defend human rights during armed conflict. 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 1,150 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 192 days since 29th March 2023 #FreeEvan

The Institute calls on Belarus to release 35 journalists detained including Maryna Zolatava and Liudmila Chekina each suffering 12 year jail terms. Belarus is currently ranked 157th out of 180 countries in the World Press Freedom Index. See:

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 867 days ago. 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 7th October 2023

French Newspapers Saturday 7th October 2023

Montage of world newspapers for Saturday 7th October 2023

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