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Statement – World Press Freedom Day, May 3, 2017

Global observance of World Press Freedom Day 2017 brings special meaning to Caribbean media professionals with its focus on advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies through the application of critical minds during what we recognise to be critical times. The framing of this challenge by UNESCO resonates favourably in our region as we pursue the […] Read more

May, 02, 2017

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Media Self-Regulation Talks for Trinidad & Tobago

January 5, 2017 – The Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM), in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago Publishers and Broadcasters Association (TTPBA) and Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT), will be hosting an industry consultation on developing a framework for Media Self-Regulation in Port of Spain on January 06, 2017.   The UNESCO-funded […] Read more

Jan, 05, 2017

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The Challenges of 2017

New Year’s Statement by the President of the Association of Caribbean Media Workers, Wesley Gibbings January 1, 2017 – I wish on behalf of the ACM and its network of national affiliates to extend greetings and best wishes to the Caribbean media community on the occasion of the New Year, 2017. Today, we reflect on […] Read more

Jan, 01, 2017

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Caribbean should rethink relations with Turkey

Nov 10, 2016 – The Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) notes with growing alarm continuing attacks on press freedom in Turkey, most recently including the detention of journalists associated with the Cumhuriyet newspaper, the banning of scores of other media outlets and the laying of serious, criminal charges against many more media practitioners associated […] Read more

Nov, 11, 2016

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ACM President and CBU SG at Public Broadcasting Talks

A symposium on public broadcasting, hosted in Kingston by the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica will be streamed live on Wednesday October 19 and 20, 2016 from 10 a.m. Eastern Caribbean Time. ACM President, Wesley Gibbings, and CBU Secretary General, Sonia Gill are among the presenters. View the proceedings here: http://www.pbcjamaica.org/livetv.html

Oct, 19, 2016

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Media Self-Regulation Talks for Saint Lucia

September 15, 2016 – The Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM), in collaboration with the Media Association of Saint Lucia (MASL), will be hosting an industry consultation on developing a framework for Media Self-Regulation in Saint Lucia on September 30, 2016. The UNESCO-funded consultation follows research conducted in 2014 by an ACM team in Guyana, […] Read more

Sep, 15, 2016

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ACM at GFMD talks in Jakarta

The Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) will be exploring ways to increase international networking and partnerships at the 2016 World Forum for Media Development to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia from September 20 to 22, 2016. The 2016 World Forum for Media Development, entitled Decoding the Future: Rethinking Media for a New World is […] Read more

Sep, 05, 2016

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The Cybercrime Bill of St Vincent and the Grenadines

Aug 04, 2016 – The Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) has noted with concern continuing efforts by some countries of the Caribbean to address legitimate issues associated with harmful online content through legislation which, in our view, tramples on important principles associated with freedom of expression and freedom of the press. Some of our […] Read more

Aug, 08, 2016

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Our Children, Our Media

The media in the Caribbean region have been pivotal in breaking the silence around violence and abuse of children. Greater awareness of child rights deprivations and violations in this region is in part due to increased media focus on these issues. This guide for journalists and broadcasters will help build the capacity of the media […] Read more

Jul, 04, 2016

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A Media Guide on Children for Journalists

Our Children, Our Media: A Guide for Media Practitioners will be launched in Port of Spain on Thursday June 30 at the end of a Forum for Media Managers hosted by UNICEF, the Caribbean Broadcasting Union and the ACM. The manual for journalists and social media practitioners represents the culmination of work conducted under a […] Read more

Jun, 28, 2016

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