ACM concerned over threats to Surinamese journalist

ACM Concerned About Threat To Surinamese Journalist November 12, 2009 – The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) expresses its deep concern at the news that Mr Ivan Cairo, a journalist with De Ware Tijd newspaper in Suriname, has been the subject of a threatening phone call following publication of several articles in his newspaper on […] Read more

Nov, 12, 2009


ACM concerned over ‘Grenada Today’ closure

ACM Expresses Concern Over Closure of ‘Grenada Today’ October 28, 2009 – The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) is concerned that the result of a 2001 libel suit brought against the Grenada Today newspaper by former Prime Minister, Dr Keith Mitchell, and subsequent appeal have led to the effective closure of the publication. While we […] Read more

Oct, 28, 2009


CARICOM Secretary General on proposed MPS Bill (2009)

CARICOM SG says licensing of journalists not on the agenda October 26 – The Secretary-General of CARICOM, Edwin Carrington, has denied that the issue of licensing Caribbean journalists has ever been raised at any meeting of any official organ of the Caribbean Community. He said he knew nothing about such a proposal and that any […] Read more

Oct, 26, 2009


The Model Professional Services Bill (2008)

Read full official press release (pdf): The Model Professional Services Bill (2008)

Oct, 20, 2009


Media Self-Regulation Workshop Report

A meeting was held over two days on September 11th and 12th 2009, jointly sponsored by the Guyana Press Association and the Canadian High Commission. Participants included: Fifteen working journalists from Guyanese print and broadcast houses. Three representatives from the ACB and MMU. A representative from the Centre for Communication Studies at the University of […] Read more

Sep, 19, 2009


Antigua mourns death of Namwaka Inambwae

Antigua Media Mourns ‘Quiet Soldier’ St. John’s, September 15, 2009 -The media fraternity mourns one of its own as word spreads of the passing of Namwaka Inambwae. The 37-year-old journalist spent the last years of her life as a reporter at the state-owned ABS Television and Government Information Service (GIS). Inambwae’s mother, Jennifer Daniel-Inambwae, said […] Read more

Sep, 15, 2009


Wesley Gibbings’ presentation on Media Self-Regulation (Guyana)

The Case for Media Self‐Regulation in Guyana Wesley Gibbings Georgetown, Guyana – September 11, 2009 Self‐regulation has emerged over recent years in the Caribbean as one of the more compelling issues associated with media conduct and governance. Social and political instability, economic decline and questions related to the continued sovereignty and survival of Caribbean states […] Read more

Sep, 11, 2009


Peter Richards’ presentation on Media & Technology (Austin Forum)

7th Austin Forum on Journalism in the Americas The Impact of Digital Technologies on Journalism and Democracy in La n America and the Caribbean Organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and Open Society Foundation Media Program at the School of Journalism – University of Texas at Austin Read full official press […] Read more

Sep, 11, 2009


IPI Congrats & Invitation to ACM

ACM Congratulated, Invited to Join IPI The following is the full content of a congratulatory note sent to the ACM, following its recent website relaunch. Dear Mr. Gibbings, I am writing you on behalf of the International Press Institute to congratulate the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers on the relaunch of its web site as well […] Read more

Aug, 18, 2009


ACM World Press Freedom Day message 2009

Statement by the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers on the occasion of world press freedom day 2009 The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) extends its greetings to media colleagues throughout the international community and the Caribbean on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2009. This year’s observances meet our region in a state of crisis […] Read more

Jun, 02, 2009


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