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


The Model Professional Services Bill (2008)

Read full official press release (pdf): The Model Professional Services Bill (2008)

Oct, 20, 2009


Media Self-Regulation Workshop Report

A meeting was held over two days on September 11th and 12th 2009, jointly sponsored by the Guyana Press Association and the Canadian High Commission. Participants included: Fifteen working journalists from Guyanese print and broadcast houses. Three representatives from the ACB and MMU. A representative from the Centre for Communication Studies at the University of […] Read more

Sep, 19, 2009


Antigua mourns death of Namwaka Inambwae

Antigua Media Mourns ‘Quiet Soldier’ St. John’s, September 15, 2009 -The media fraternity mourns one of its own as word spreads of the passing of Namwaka Inambwae. The 37-year-old journalist spent the last years of her life as a reporter at the state-owned ABS Television and Government Information Service (GIS). Inambwae’s mother, Jennifer Daniel-Inambwae, said […] Read more

Sep, 15, 2009


Wesley Gibbings’ presentation on Media Self-Regulation (Guyana)

The Case for Media Self‐Regulation in Guyana Wesley Gibbings Georgetown, Guyana – September 11, 2009 Self‐regulation has emerged over recent years in the Caribbean as one of the more compelling issues associated with media conduct and governance. Social and political instability, economic decline and questions related to the continued sovereignty and survival of Caribbean states […] Read more

Sep, 11, 2009


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