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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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Clive Bacchus leads the ACM

Clive Bacchus Leads the ACM October 27, 2013 – St Kitts and Nevis based journalist, Clive Bacchus is the new president of the Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM). Bacchus was elected at the 7th Biennial General Assembly of the organisation in Port of Spain, Trinidad on October 26. He will be supported by First Vice […] Read more

Oct, 27, 2013

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ACM Joins with Regional Partners for World Press Freedom Day

ACM Joins with Regional Partners for World Press Freedom Day ACM, April 29, 2013 – The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers will join with the UNESCO office for the Caribbean based in Jamaica in observing World Press Freedom Day at a conference being hosted in Curacao from May 2-5. Seventeen Caribbean countries will be represented. The […] Read more

Apr, 29, 2013

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ACM on settlement of radio broadcast licence dispute in Guyana

ACM Statement on Settlement Of Broadcast Licensing Dispute In Guyana April 19, 2013 The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) joins with the Guyana Press Association (GPA) in expressing grave concern that the assigning of radio and television broadcasting frequencies in Guyana has not been in keeping with best regulatory practice for the sector and poses […] Read more

Apr, 19, 2013

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ACM on OAS Washington Resolution

Statement by the ACM on the adoption of the OAS resolution on the strengthening of the hemispheric human rights system March 27, 2013 The Association of Caribbean MediaWorkers (ACM) welcomes the recent decision by Member States of the Organisation of American States (OAS) to preserve conditions under which the independence of the Inter-American Commission on […] Read more

Mar, 29, 2013

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ACM calls for greater OAS transparency

ACM Joins Hemispheric NGOs in Calling for Greater OAS Transparency March 1, 2013 – Member organisations of the Latin American and Caribbean Alliance of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange IFEX-LAC, based on their commitment to defend democracy and human rights in countries of the Americas, call on their respective governments and relevant OAS bodies […] Read more

Mar, 01, 2013

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Fraser, Fillmore to feature at Suriname media workshops

Fraser, Fillmore to feature in Suriname January 3 – Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) editor and producer and founding member of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange, Nick Fillmore, and veteran Trinidadian journalist, broadcaster and media trainer, Tony Fraser, will be among international resource persons attending Journalism Week activities in Suriname from January 21-27. Observances […] Read more

Jan, 03, 2013

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New Year Greetings from ACM President

Greetings on a New Year by ACM President, Wesley Gibbings December 31, 2012 The ACM is wrapping up its busiest year since about a dozen of us assembled in Barbados in November 2001 and decided that we needed to re-invent an organisation of Caribbean media workers to carry the flags of press freedom advocacy, journalistic […] Read more

Jan, 01, 2013

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IPI on Criminal Defamation in the Caribbean

IPI Thoughts On Criminal Defamation In The Caribbean Early this year, Dominican journalist Johnny Alberto Salazar was sentenced to six months in jail for slander and libel. The charges stemmed from Salazar’s on-air comments accusing Pedro Baldera, a local Human Rights Committee official, of “protecting delinquents and people linked to organised crime.” Salazar, an elected […] Read more

Aug, 29, 2012

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