ACM News & Updates

ACM for CBU Assembly

The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) will be represented at the Annual General Assembly of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) in Grenada by Vice President, Peter Richards and General Secretary, Wesley Gibbings. The Assembly, which runs from August 17-20, will celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the CBU. Richards and Gibbings will make presentations on Digital […] Read more

Aug, 13, 2015


ACM & CSME Unit Meet

On April 27 and 28 2015, the ACM collaborated with the Caribbean Community Single Market and Economy (CSME) Unit to discuss developments in the regional integration movement with editors and senior journalists from 11 Caricom countries in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Apr, 28, 2015


Statement on Social Media attacks against Women TT Journalists

The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) condemns continued unlawful and defamatory social media attacks on women journalists in Trinidad and Tobago. We believe that a well-resourced, concerted attempt is being made to intimidate and to smear the characters of some journalists in the face of their investigative and analytical work. In one instance, which recurred […] Read more

ACM Launches Self-Regulation Project

ACM Launches Media Self-Regulation Project October 2, 2014 During the course of October, the ACM will be engaged in a UNESCO-supported project to develop a framework for media self-regulation in the Caribbean. Stakeholder consultations will take place in Guyana, Jamaica, St Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago to explore models and options for media self-regulation and […] Read more

Oct, 02, 2014


Declaration of Emancipation Park

World Press Freedom Day 2014 – Emancipation Park Declaration Saturday, May 03, 2014 Re: Declaration of Emancipation Park We, Caribbean journalists, broadcasters, media entrepreneurs and managers, academics and civil society organisations assembled at Emancipation Park, Kingston, Jamaica on May 3 in observance of World Press Freedom Day 2014 devoted to: Celebrating the fundamental principles of […] Read more

May, 02, 2014


Why should you join a media association?

Why Should You Join A Media Association? Before joining the 13-year-old ACM, I’d often asked myself: Why do I, or any journalist, need to join an association?’ It’s a question many young journalists (like me) have asked themselves and I’m sure that for those of you who live in countries where there’s no national media […] Read more

Nov, 18, 2013


Clive Bacchus leads the ACM

Clive Bacchus Leads the ACM October 27, 2013 – St Kitts and Nevis based journalist, Clive Bacchus is the new president of the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM). Bacchus was elected at the 7th Biennial General Assembly of the organisation in Port of Spain, Trinidad on October 26. He will be supported by First Vice […] Read more

Oct, 27, 2013


ACM on settlement of radio broadcast licence dispute in Guyana

ACM Statement on Settlement Of Broadcast Licensing Dispute In Guyana April 19, 2013 The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) joins with the Guyana Press Association (GPA) in expressing grave concern that the assigning of radio and television broadcasting frequencies in Guyana has not been in keeping with best regulatory practice for the sector and poses […] Read more

Apr, 19, 2013


ACM on OAS Washington Resolution

Statement by the ACM on the adoption of the OAS resolution on the strengthening of the hemispheric human rights system March 27, 2013 The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) welcomes the recent decision by Member States of the Organisation of American States (OAS) to preserve conditions under which the independence of the Inter-American Commission on […] Read more

Mar, 29, 2013


ACM calls for greater OAS transparency

ACM Joins Hemispheric NGOs in Calling for Greater OAS Transparency March 1, 2013 – Member organisations of the Latin American and Caribbean Alliance of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange IFEX-LAC, based on their commitment to defend democracy and human rights in countries of the Americas, call on their respective governments and relevant OAS bodies […] Read more

Mar, 01, 2013


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