Tag Archives: journalism

  1. Former BLP Campaign Manager suggests stories at CBC are disappearing?

    Are news stories at the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) being washed through the newly created Public Affairs Department? Are select stories being deliberately omitted from CBC’s coverage, unlike at the other media houses, where they are widely covered? Given my personal experience of what transpired over the past week, I am now forced to ask […]

    May 19, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  2. Barbadian NGO calls for Palestinian Student Exchange, As Envoy Sobeh plans Regional Familiarisation

    The rapacious missile attacks into civilian dominant areas of Palestine has created many divides, such as where the son of an Israeli leader (narrowly dodging corruption charges recently after two run off votes competing against Benny Gantz among at least four other parties) accused Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot of being Switzerland in her neutrality […]

    May 19, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    C A V E A T This item was sent to many media houses as Fait Accompli, it was claimed no Media House accepted the Invitation for the Destruction of the purported substances. However, not only Yours Truly but Nation, Barbados Today and Loop categorically stated no invitation was received. We were then told the […]

    May 16, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Sanitation Service Authority takes issue with NUPW statement to Barbadian Press

    Management of the Sanitation Service Authority read the press statement issued by the National Union of Public Workers today (14 December 2020) in addition to recent comments by the NUPW officials listed by local media. It is unfortunate the statement makes no mention of recent engagement between the management and Board of the SSA and […]

    December 14, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Muckracking DR journalist sues former AG and his sister

    Santo Domingan Journalist Marino Zapete sued former Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez and his sister Maybeth Virginia Rodriguez Sanchez. Zapete is suing for damages caused by Maybeth Rodríguez who had sued Zapete for defamation. In the final days of the Medina administration, Rodriguez removed the charges against Zapete. Zapete had aired on TV in the […]

    November 7, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. Patrick Hoyos has left a solid legacy for those who remain practitioners of the Fourth Estate

    Once again, with a profound sense of sadness, I find myself in the position of paying tribute to a stalwart of the media fraternity who has left us unexpectedly. In fact, the Barbadian consumer of news and commentary would recall that Patrick was unrelenting in his questioning of political leaders and their operatives, regardless of […]

    July 2, 2020Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Statement from BARJAM on barring of media personnel

    The Barbados Association of Journalists and Media Workers (BARJAM) condemns the treatment meted out to media professionals on Saturday, June 27 while attempting to cover the court appearance of the man charged with the murder of news photographer Christoff Griffith and contractor Glenroy James. BARJAM is deeply concerned that reporters and photographers who went to […]

    June 29, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    Veteran journalist and talk show host, Sanka Price, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). His appointment takes effect on Monday, June 15, 2020. He was selected after two interviews with a committee comprising members of the corporation’s Board of Directors. Their recommendation of Mr. Price for the position was […]

    June 13, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments

    The Barbados Association of Journalists & Media Workers (BARJAM) is cognisant that government and private employers are putting protocols to ensure the safety of employees to protect them from the coronavirus (Covid 19). We are equally cognizant that many media workers have to operate in a front line capacity daily, which brings them into frequent […]

    March 26, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. Risking it all: How Joel arrived in UK with nothing but a dream

    After nine hours and almost 7,000 miles, Joel Manning arrived at the University of Sunderland armed only with a dream. He had left behind his mum and brother at the family’s home in Saint Michael, Barbados, to take the next step towards achieving his life’s ambition. Joel, 27, has been playing cricket since he was […]

    December 9, 2019Education, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Barbados Association of Journalists and Media Workers (BARJAM) intervenes in CBC Pension Plight

    Government officials involved in the pension pay dispute of retrenched Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) workers are assuring them they are on top of the matter. “My investigations have revealed that the CBC and the Ministry responsible for CBC are continuing to work on having the money paid as soon as possible, but that a lack […]

    September 23, 2019Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Attorney General of #Barbados, Dale Marshall Speaks to Freedom Of Information 2

    More of Attorney General Dale Marshall‘s comments on addressing #Corruption as well as Medicinal #Cannabis as he spoke with media workers in #Barbados on Aug. 11th. Mr. Marshall outlined the background to many critical issues which affect #blogging and #journalism during the annual general meeting of the Barbados Association of #Journalists and Media Workers, it […]

    August 18, 2019Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Attorney General of #Barbados, Dale Marshall Speaks to Freedom Of Information 1

    This is the first part of Attorney General Dale Marshall‘s comments as he addressed media workers in #Barbados 11th Aug. Mr. Marshall outlined the background to many critical issues which affect blogging and journalism during the annual general meeting of the Barbados Association of #Journalists and Media Workers, this took place at the #Argentine Embassy, […]

    August 18, 2019Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. IPI welcomes new Executive Board members

    Leading editors from the Philippines, Kenya and Nigeria have joined the Executive Board of the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom. At last week’s IPI World Congress in Geneva, Switzerland, the IPI General Assembly elected to the Executive Board Maria Ressa, CEO and executive […]

    June 15, 2019BusinessNo comments
  15. 2018: A Dark Year for Press Freedom Worldwide

    Around the world, press freedom faced a litany of attacks in 2018, as political leaders unwilling to accept scrutiny increasingly jail, prosecute or undermine the credibility of critical journalists. As many as 78 journalists were killed in 2018, according to the International Press Institute (IPI)’s Death Watch, as scores of murders in previous years remain mired […]

    December 28, 2018Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments

    Inspired by a real story, MY DINNER WITH HERVE explores the unlikely friendship between struggling journalist Danny Tate (Dornan) and Hervé Villechaize (Dinklage), the world’s most famous knife-wielding French dwarf actor, as it unfolds over one wild night in LA – an encounter that will have life-changing consequences for both. The film also stars Andy […]

    September 10, 2018Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. ‘A Private War’ – based on the amazing Life of Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike)

    In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado. […]

    September 2, 2018Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. Victoria Rubadiri: A Single Mother, Who Managed to Become a Star

    Victoria Rubadiri, a strong kind hearted woman with a reach volunteer experience. Find out how Victoria got on with teenage rejection after moving to the States, got pregnant at a very young age and why Victoria decided to move back to Kenya. These and many other facts you will be able to learn from the […]

    July 3, 2018Culture, FeaturedNo comments

    Another team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be in Barbados next month to begin negotiations with Government. Ms. Mottley told a press briefing at Government Headquarters: “The initial team was just a fact finding team. This team that comes now, from July 2 to 12, will actually be a negotiating team with the […]

    June 18, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER kicks off its 16th season this Friday, January 19th at 23hrs AST*, exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists and interviews with guests. Author Michael Wolff (Fire and Fury) is the top-of-show interview guest. […]

    January 24, 2018CinemaNo comments
  21. Former Barbadian top Cop suggests media plan for Castries police and rest of region

    A former top Barbados police officer, asserting that traditionally police forces in the region have shied away from the press, has said here that police forces in the region ought to have an official policy for dealing with the media. Hinds told reporters (in St Lucia) that traditionally police forces have avoided the media because […]

    September 4, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
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    February 27, 2017Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
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    February 27, 2017Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. Simon Cowell in Barbados and enriches the lives of some of its 4 footed pals

    $250,207 BBD was raised for improved care of Barbadian canine population by the founder of American Idol, the X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent. Tony Martin is involved yet again, and sprang for a new van co-sponsored by Terra Caribean and Nassco Limited, this vehicle is to rescue stray or abandoned domesticated dogs. Rally competitor […]

    January 9, 2017Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  25. “Passports: Sale or Saviour?” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    On January 1st,, “60 minutes“, an investigative programme aired by the US television company, CBS Corporation, ran a segment on “Citizenship by Investment Programmes” (CIP) that are operated by several countries around the world. For reasons best known to itself, “60 minutes” focused on three Caribbean islands after paying merely a passing glance at Malta, […]

    January 9, 2017EditorialNo comments