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ACM Launches Self-Regulation Project

ACM Launches Media Self-Regulation Project October 2, 2014 During the course of October, the ACM will be engaged in a UNESCO-supported project to develop a framework for media self-regulation in the Caribbean. Stakeholder consultations will take place in Guyana, Jamaica, St Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago to explore models and options for media self-regulation and […] Read more

Oct, 02, 2014

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Statement on Mark Bassant

Statement on Mark Bassant May 22, 2014 The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) is extremely concerned about a reported threat on the life of Trinidadian multi-media investigative journalist, Mark Bassant of the CCN Media Group. The fact that Mr Bassant has been forced to seek protective refuge at an undisclosed location underscores the seriousness with […] Read more

May, 22, 2014

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Declaration of Emancipation Park

World Press Freedom Day 2014 – Emancipation Park Declaration Saturday, May 03, 2014 Re: Declaration of Emancipation Park We, Caribbean journalists, broadcasters, media entrepreneurs and managers, academics and civil society organisations assembled at Emancipation Park, Kingston, Jamaica on May 3 in observance of World Press Freedom Day 2014 devoted to: Celebrating the fundamental principles of […] Read more

May, 02, 2014

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Text of UN resolution on the safety of journalists and impunity

Text Of Un General Assembly Resolution On The Safety Of Journalists And Impunity Promotion and protection of human rights: human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosniaand Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, […] Read more

Nov, 27, 2013

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Download and Report on ACM’s Impunity Resolution

ACM’S Impunity Resolution On International Day To End Impunity Resolution passed by the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers meeting at its Seventh Biennial General Assembly in Port of Spain, Trinidad on October 26, 2013 (Download) Recognising the designation of November 23 by the International Freedom of Expression (IFEX) in the year 2011 as International Day to […] Read more

Nov, 23, 2013

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Why should you join a media association?

Why Should You Join A Media Association? Before joining the 13-year-old ACM, I’d often asked myself: Why do I, or any journalist, need to join an association?’ It’s a question many young journalists (like me) have asked themselves and I’m sure that for those of you who live in countries where there’s no national media […] Read more

Nov, 18, 2013

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The Looming Storm

Wesley Gibbings Journalist President, Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers This State of the Caribbean Media Report makes no pretense at being an exhaustive examination of all free press issues in the Caribbean Region. Certainly, an exercise to achieve such an objective, while absolutely necessary, exceeds even the most ambitious potential of a strictly voluntary undertaking such […] Read more

Nov, 06, 2013

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A Tool Kit for Media in the OECS

Keeping Biodiversity Issues in the News Few people in the Caribbean region are aware that we live in one of the world’s most important “biodiversity hot spots”. The entire Caribbean region is recognized as the world’s fifth most critical biodiversity hot spot – which means that many of the unique plants and animals that exist […] Read more

Nov, 06, 2013

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Election Handbook for Caribbean Journalists

This Handbook is part of an attempt to enhance the quality of media reportage of elections in the English-speaking Caribbean. It has been designed by journalists for journalists. It is the work of the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) – a network of journalists spanning the Caribbean Basin, established in 2001 and currently headquartered in […] Read more

Nov, 06, 2013

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Climate Change Handbook

Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change (MACC) Project Caribbean journalists, as a group, are more committed to regionalism and generally more devoted to our enduring and sometimes frustrating dream of a West Indian nation than any other stakeholder segment of our society. While political issues have long tended to dominate the national and regional media landscape, […] Read more

Nov, 06, 2013

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