Work harder to preserve free expression’ – new ACM President

‘Work harder to preserve free expression” – New ACM President

St. George’s Grenada, December 12 (ACM) – The newly re-elected president of the Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) Saturday called on committed Caribbean people to “work harder” to preserve freedom of expression.

The regional journalist Wesley Gibbings was speaking after his election to a second two-year term as president of the regional network of media associations and professionals, at its fifth biennial general assembly here.

“I admonish people who are committed to freedom of expression to work harder for the preservation of this right. Free expression is an esssential prerequisite to development and true independence of our people,” Gibbings said.

The ACM is a regional network of media associations, journalists, and media professionals spanning the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Dutch, Spanish and French-speaking Caribbean. The ACM’s aims including promoting public access to government information, media freedom, and the independence of journalists.

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Dec, 12, 2009