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The Cybercrime Bill of St Vincent and the Grenadines

Aug 04, 2016 – The Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) has noted with concern continuing efforts by some countries of the Caribbean to address legitimate issues associated with harmful online content through legislation which, in our view, tramples on important principles associated with freedom of expression and freedom of the press. Some of our […] Read more

Aug, 08, 2016

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A Media Guide on Children for Journalists

Our Children, Our Media: A Guide for Media Practitioners will be launched in Port of Spain on Thursday June 30 at the end of a Forum for Media Managers hosted by UNICEF, the Caribbean Broadcasting Union and the ACM. The manual for journalists and social media practitioners represents the culmination of work conducted under a […] Read more

Jun, 28, 2016

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ACM Statement on World Press Freedom Day 2016

  May 3, 2016 – The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) joins with its national affiliates from the Caribbean in observance of World Press Freedom Day 2016. This year’s theme: “Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms” strikes at the heart of the ACM mandate to participate in the shaping of societies committed to greater openness […] Read more

May, 02, 2016

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ACM Observes World Press Freedom Day in POS

The ACM, in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago Publishers and Broadcasters Association (TTPBA), in an event sponsored by the US Embassy in Port of Spain will observe World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2016 at a workshop for T&T journalists entitled: New Journalism for the New Age. The theme for this year’s WPFD […] Read more

Apr, 29, 2016

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ACM President’s UWI Public Lecture, Jamaica April 12 2016

Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC), UWI – Public Lecture, Montego Bay, Jamaica, April 12, 2016 Exploring the Caribbean Media Landscape: Mergers, Models and the Practice of Journalism – Wesley Gibbings I warn you that the issue I have been asked to address is very complex and goes beyond the mere institutional, commercial and regulatory […] Read more

Apr, 13, 2016

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Reporting on Children Project

The ACM is currently engaged in a project, in collaboration with the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU), the UNICEF Eastern Caribbean Office and the OECS Secretariat, to develop guidelines for responsible media coverage of children’s issue.” The project seeks to build the capacity of media executives and professionals in traditional and new media institutions in the […] Read more

Jan, 20, 2016

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New Year’s Statement 2016 – ACM President Wesley Gibbings

Dec 31, 2015 – On behalf of the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) I wish to extend greetings to all our members, supporters and stakeholders as we approach our 15th Anniversary in 2016 with an agenda for action and change that intensified throughout 2015 and will surely extend into the New Year. Your new executive […] Read more

Dec, 31, 2015

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Digital Security for Caribbean Journalists

Digital Security for Journalists Wesley Gibbings Forum of Caribbean Community Media Partners November 26, 2015 Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa, Montego Bay, Jamaica It is one of the ironies of the modern era that our greatest technological assets are presenting some of the world’s more intractable challenges. It is, of course, possible to take […] Read more

Nov, 27, 2015

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ACM supports global observance of No Impunity Day 2015

November 2 marks the United Nations International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. Currently, 9 out of 10 cases of journalist killings go unsolved and unpunished. This leads to a culture of impunity where critical voices are silenced and citizens are denied accurate information about the societies in which they live. The International […] Read more

Oct, 30, 2015

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Revised Code of Ethics

Revised ACM Code of Ethics October 4, 2015 Members of affiliated organisations of the ACM and individual members commit to the belief that ethical journalism provides a foundation for ensuring the free exchange of accurate, fair and thorough information. We subscribe to the principles that require journalists to seek truth and report it, minimise harm, […] Read more

Oct, 12, 2015

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