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13 Countries for ACM Biennial Assembly

National associations and focal points from 13 Caribbean countries have confirmed their participation in the Eighth Biennial General Assembly of the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM). The Assembly is being hosted in Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday October 4, on the eve of the Strategy Conference and General Meeting of the International Freedom of Expression […] Read more

Sep, 24, 2015

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ACM VP, Peter Richards Addresses Caribbean Broadcasting Union

Caribbean Broadcasting Union Annual General Assembly, St. George’s, Grenada  August 18, 2015  Digital Journalism and Media Freedom in the Caribbean  By Peter Richards Digital Journalism and Media Freedom in the Caribbean   INTRODUCTION Press freedom goes hand in hand with democracy. As countries in the Caribbean seek a more democratic structure, the concept of press […] Read more

Aug, 19, 2015

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Eighth Biennial General Assembly in Trinidad

The 8th Biennial General Assembly of the ACM will take place in Port of Spain, Trinidad on October 4, 2015. Member associations and focal points in 13 Caribbean countries will assemble for the meeting. The agenda includes election of officers for the period 2015-2017, national press freedom reports, resolutions and discussions on a variety of […] Read more

Jul, 22, 2015

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ACM hosts IFEX in Trinidad

The ACM will host members of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago from October 5-8, 2015. The Local Organising Committee is co-chaired by the Trinidad and Tobago Publishers and Broadcasters Association (TTPBA) with assistance from the Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT). The General Meeting and […] Read more

Jul, 11, 2015

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Fraser, Fillmore to feature at Suriname media workshops

Fraser, Fillmore to feature in Suriname January 3 – Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) editor and producer and founding member of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange, Nick Fillmore, and veteran Trinidadian journalist, broadcaster and media trainer, Tony Fraser, will be among international resource persons attending Journalism Week activities in Suriname from January 21-27. Observances […] Read more

Jan, 03, 2013

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IPI on Criminal Defamation in the Caribbean

IPI Thoughts On Criminal Defamation In The Caribbean Early this year, Dominican journalist Johnny Alberto Salazar was sentenced to six months in jail for slander and libel. The charges stemmed from Salazar’s on-air comments accusing Pedro Baldera, a local Human Rights Committee official, of “protecting delinquents and people linked to organised crime.” Salazar, an elected […] Read more

Aug, 29, 2012

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IPI World Congress 2012 – Declaration of Port of Spain

The Declaration of Port of Spain Calling for the Abolition of ‘Insult Laws’ and Criminal Defamation Legislation in the Caribbean, and for the Support of Strong, Free and Independent Media. The members of the International Press Institute (IPI), meeting at their 61st Annual General Assembly during the IPI World Congress from 23 to 26 June, […] Read more

Jun, 26, 2012

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ACM Welcomes International Journalists to Port of Spain

The ACM Welcomes International Journalists to Port of Spain Port of Spain, June 21, 2012 – The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers welcomes delegates to the World Congress of the International Press Institute (IPI) in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Over the past 18 months, the Local Organising Committee, co-chaired by the ACM and the Trinidad and […] Read more

Jun, 06, 2012

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ACM Concerned About Grenada Dismissal

ACM Concerned About Grenada Dismissal March 29, 2012 – The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) acknowledges receipt of correspondence from its affiliate, the Media Workers Association of Grenada (MWAG) on the issues leading to the termination of the services of the Editor of the Grenada Advocate, Rawle Titus. The ACM is treating this incident as […] Read more

Mar, 12, 2012

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ACM Condems Raid on TT Newspaper

ACM Condems Raid on TT Newspaper February 11, 2012 – The Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) joins with its affiliate, the Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago in strongly condemning the police raid on the offices of “Newsday” newspaper and the home of journalist Andre Bagoo. According to ACM’s information, on February 9, 2012, […] Read more

Feb, 11, 2012

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