Statement on Bermuda Media Council Bill (2010)

Statement on Media Council Bill, 2010 Of Bermuda May 26, 2010 – The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) is concerned that the Media Council Bill 2010, introduced for debate in the parliament of Bermuda on May 7, 2010, seeks to impose a regime of prior censorship and direct political, non-editorial control over media conduct and […] Read more

May, 26, 2010


ACM message on World Press Freedom Day

Message of the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers on the Occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2010 Port of Spain, May 3, 2010 – The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) observes World Press Freedom Day 2010 confident that our message of freedom of the press as the preserve of all citizens and not of a single […] Read more

May, 03, 2010


ACM Election Handbook launched in St Vincent and The Grenadines

Journalists in St Vincent and The Grenadines Receive Election Training April 28, 2010 – Journalists from the print and broadcast media of St Vincent and the Grenadines benefited from training in the coverage of elections from an ACM team, the country’s ACM Focal Point, Theresa Daniel, and Supervisor of Elections, Sylvia Findlay on April 24, […] Read more

Apr, 28, 2010


ACM leads ‘Free Speech’ talks

ACM to lead free speech violation talks ACM, March 21, 2010 – A fresh wave of violations of free speech and press freedom, affecting the region’s media and democracies, will be the focus of three days of talks in Peru among media workers and free expression advocates in Latin America and the Caribbean, in which […] Read more

Mar, 21, 2010


EBC on election coverage

T&T Electoral Authorities Agree to Collaborate for Better Coverage of Elections March 8, 2010 (Port of Spain) – The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) of Trinidad and Tobago has agreed to collaborate with the local media to improve journalistic performance in the coverage of elections. The commitment was given by senior EBC officials attending the […] Read more

Mar, 08, 2010


Election training for T&T journalist

ACM elections training for T&T journalists ACM, February 23 – Trinidad and Tobago journalists will receive training in the coverage of elections on March 6, courtesy the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM), in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago Publishers and Broadcasters Association (TTPBA) and with the participation of the Media Association of Trinidad and […] Read more

Feb, 23, 2010


ACM and IPI discuss Jamaica venue for World Congress

Acm and IPI Talk Possible Jamaica Venue for World Congress ACM, January 30 – The International Press Institute (IPI) is collaborating with the ACM on the possible hosting of its 60th General Assembly and World Congress in Jamaica in 2011. The ACM has, in turn, engaged the support of the PAJ, the Media Association of […] Read more

Jan, 30, 2010


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


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