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New Year’s Statement 2016 – ACM President Wesley Gibbings

Dec 31, 2015 – On behalf of the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) I wish to extend greetings to all our members, supporters and stakeholders as we approach our 15th Anniversary in 2016 with an agenda for action and change that intensified throughout 2015 and will surely extend into the New Year. Your new executive […] Read more

Dec, 31, 2015

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Digital Security for Caribbean Journalists

Digital Security for Journalists Wesley Gibbings Forum of Caribbean Community Media Partners November 26, 2015 Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa, Montego Bay, Jamaica It is one of the ironies of the modern era that our greatest technological assets are presenting some of the world’s more intractable challenges. It is, of course, possible to take […] Read more

Nov, 27, 2015

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ACM supports global observance of No Impunity Day 2015

November 2 marks the United Nations International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. Currently, 9 out of 10 cases of journalist killings go unsolved and unpunished. This leads to a culture of impunity where critical voices are silenced and citizens are denied accurate information about the societies in which they live. The International […] Read more

Oct, 30, 2015

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Revised Code of Ethics

Revised ACM Code of Ethics October 4, 2015 Members of affiliated organisations of the ACM and individual members commit to the belief that ethical journalism provides a foundation for ensuring the free exchange of accurate, fair and thorough information. We subscribe to the principles that require journalists to seek truth and report it, minimise harm, […] Read more

Oct, 12, 2015

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ACM Resolution on Impunity

Resolution on Impunity Against Journalists October 4, 2015 Recalling our Assembly resolution of October 26, 2013 in support of the annual observance of International Day to End Impunity on November 23; Emphasising our commitment to freedom of expression and freedom of the press; Acknowledging the importance of journalists and other communicators in informing, mediating and […] Read more

Oct, 09, 2015

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New ACM Executive Installed at 8th Assembly

    A new executive committee of the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) was installed at the 8th Biennial General Assembly of the organisation hosted in Port of Spain, Trinidad on October 4, 2015. Trinidadian journalist, Wesley Gibbings, will serve as President for the period 2015-2017. First Vice President (Finance) is Jabari Fraser (T&T) and […] Read more

Oct, 08, 2015

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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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