COVID-19 and Journalism in the Caribbean

The COVID-19 pandemic has left an indelible mark on most if not all persons across the globe. At the forefront of these unprecedented times are journalists who have been tasked with keeping their public informed with accurate and timely information. During the pandemic there has been a dangerous trend of misinformation permeating social media (UNESCO) […] Read more

Nov, 25, 2020


Tribute to T&T’s Owen Baptiste

The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) is mourning the death of T&T journalist Owen Baptiste, 87, who once served as Executive Chairman of the Caribbean News Agency (CANA), Editor of Caribbean Contact and was founding Editor of the T&T Express. Baptiste was a hard-hitting newspaper columnist and editor whose influence extended throughout the Caribbean. He […] Read more

Sep, 09, 2020


World Press Freedom Day 2020

Media workers in the Caribbean join the rest of their colleagues around the globe in observing World Press Freedom Day 2020 under the theme “Journalism Without Fear or Favour”. This year’s observances come at a most critical period in world history – a time when we are far more integrated by modern Information Communications Technology, […] Read more

May, 03, 2020


ACM Condemns Attacks on Media in Haiti

12 June, 2019 The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) is deeply saddened by the killing of Haitian journalist, Pétion Rospide following protests on Monday, June 10, 2019. The ACM is concerned about the safety of journalists, especially during increased tensions and violence throughout the country. We call on the relevant authorities to launch an investigation […] Read more

Jun, 12, 2019


International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

ACM Statement on International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists November 2, 2018 – The year 2018 marks the fifth observance of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists (IDEI). In 2011, we joined with the IFEX network, of which we are a part, in global observances of impunity as […] Read more

Nov, 02, 2018


Hurricane Season Guidance from the ACM

Preparatory Media houses need to be prepared. This includes clear and updated strategies to ensure the safety and secure conduct of all staff members in the course of their duties. If there are special passes or permissions to be obtained, these should be addressed prior to the onset of the threat. Journalists should understand that […] Read more

Jul, 08, 2018


Proposed Media Law in Saint Lucia Concerns ACM

St John’s, Mar 30, 2018 – The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) is concerned about a recent statement by Saint Lucia’s Minister with responsibility for Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, Dominica Fedee on plans by his administration to impose additional regulations on the country’s private media. The minister’s comments were made in parliament on March 21 […] Read more

Mar, 30, 2018


Anika Kentish leads the ACM

BRIDGETOWN, March 3, 2018 – The Association of Caribbean Media Workers Saturday elected its first female president, veteran Antiguan journalist and broadcaster Anika Kentish.     Also elected unopposed were First Vice-President (Finance) Nazima Raghubir, the president of the Guyana Press Association (GPA) and General Secretary Jewel Forde (Barbados). Kern Mason, the president of the […] Read more

Mar, 08, 2018


All Set for Disaster Reporting Symposium

Feb 26, 2018, ACM – More than 40 journalists and representatives of regional and international organisations will meet in Barbados on March 2 and 3 when the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) hosts a Disaster Reporting Symposium in the face of last year’s devastating hurricane season. In addition to representatives of the ACM’s 14 national […] Read more

Feb, 26, 2018


ACM hosts Disaster Reporting Symposium

On March 2 and 3, 2018 the ACM will be hosting a Disaster Reporting Symposium at the PomMarine Hotel in Barbados. The symposium will focus on development of a protocol to guide the relationship between journalists and disaster management agencies, scenarios for optimum media performance at times of disaster and the emergence of climate change […] Read more

Jan, 23, 2018


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