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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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ACM for CBU Assembly

The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) will be represented at the Annual General Assembly of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) in Grenada by Vice President, Peter Richards and General Secretary, Wesley Gibbings. The Assembly, which runs from August 17-20, will celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the CBU. Richards and Gibbings will make presentations on Digital […] Read more

Aug, 13, 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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MATT Statement: World Press Freedom Day 2015

Theme: Let Journalism Thrive! Towards Better Reporting, Gender Equality & Media Safety in the Digital Age On World Press Freedom Day 2015, MATT pays tribute to all the champions of press freedom and freedom of expression in Trinidad and Tobago and the region. We acknowledge and salute those who continue to assume the risks associated […] Read more

May, 04, 2015

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ACM Statement: World Press Freedom Day 2015

May 3 – The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) joins with our Caribbean affiliates and Focal Points and the international community of journalists and media workers in observing World Press Freedom Day 2015. Global observance of the occasion today focuses on the need for “quality journalism”, addressing the need to achieve greater gender balance in the […] Read more

May, 04, 2015

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IFEX World Press Freedom Day Message

1 May 2015 On May 3, World Press Freedom Day, we honour the bravery of journalists who face obstacles head on, and the ingenuity they show in getting around them. But journalists themselves cannot—and should not—be press freedom’s only line of defense. by Annie Game, Executive Director of IFEX A recent documentary on the film […] Read more

May, 01, 2015

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ACM & CSME Unit Meet

On April 27 and 28 2015, the ACM collaborated with the Caribbean Community Single Market and Economy (CSME) Unit to discuss developments in the regional integration movement with editors and senior journalists from 11 Caricom countries in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Apr, 28, 2015

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Statement on Social Media attacks against Women TT Journalists

The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) condemns continued unlawful and defamatory social media attacks on women journalists in Trinidad and Tobago. We believe that a well-resourced, concerted attempt is being made to intimidate and to smear the characters of some journalists in the face of their investigative and analytical work. In one instance, which recurred […] Read more

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