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Media Workshop on 5G Technology

The Office of Utilities Regulation in Jamaica along with CANTO and the Association of Caribbean Media Workers have organised a half day media workshop on the introduction of 5G technology in the region. This workshop will be held on September 30th, 2021. Please see the attached flyer for details and registration link. The link is also […] Read more

Sep, 03, 2021

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ACM est solidaire de ses collègues Haïtiens

12/07/21 L’Association des travailleurs des médias de la Caraïbe (ACM) a noté avec une profonde inquiétude les récents développements tragiques et meurtriers en Haïti. Nos appréhensions quant à la situation du pays, étaient bien antérieures à l’assassinat du président Jovenel Moise la semaine dernière ; car la montée de la violence et la multiplication des […] Read more

Jul, 12, 2021

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ACM stands in solidarity with Haitian colleagues

July 12, 2021 The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) has noted with deep concern, recent tragic and deadly developments in Haiti. Our attention to the situation there pre-dated last week’s assassination of President Jovenel Moise, as rising unrest and violence had already claimed the lives of four journalists/media workers for the year. We noted with […] Read more

Jul, 12, 2021

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STATEMENT – WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY 2021

May 3, 2021 This year’s observance of World Press Freedom Day promotes awareness of information as a vital pillar of the development process, and the role of mass media as a singularly important asset in meaningful realization of such a condition. “Information as a Public Good” also takes on special significance within the context of pandemic conditions […] Read more

May, 02, 2021

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View the ACM’s Climate Crisis Handbook

On January 27, 2021, the ACM introduced a number of regional journalists to ”Reporting the Climate Crisis – A Handbook for Caribbean Journalists”. The handbook is the product of a series of journalism workshops and the research of authors Dr Dale Rankine, Steve Maximay and Wesley Gibbings. It was welcomed by Information and Communication Advisor […] Read more

Jan, 27, 2021

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ACM mourns the passing of George Alleyne

January 23, 2021 The ACM mourns the passing of regional journalist, George Alleyne. The Guyana-born media professional died suddenly at his Barbados home on Friday. We thank his lifelong friend and Guyanese colleague, Bert Wilkinson, for the following information on his work in the media spanning close to 40 years, including inputs from Julius Gittens: […] Read more

Jan, 23, 2021

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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

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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

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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

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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

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