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


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


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


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


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


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

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


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


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


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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