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Tag Archives: media

  1. 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
  2. FORMER NATION EDITOR APPOINTED AS CEO APPOINTED AT CBC

    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
  3. Grocery Shopping & Banking Schedule During COVID-19 Curfew (Healthcare Etc.) April 14, 2020Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. THOSE WHO RECORD FIGHT AGAINST NOVEL CORONAVIRUS ALSO NEED PROTECTION

    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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ‘SUCCESSION’ RETURNS AUGUST 11

    Created by Oscar® and WGA nominee Jesse Armstrong (“In the Loop“), with the pilot written by Armstrong and directed by Oscar® winner Adam McKay (“The Big Short“), SUCCESSION launched its ten-episode first season in 2018. The season two cast includes Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Hiam Abbass, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck, Nicholas Braun, Matthew […]

    July 12, 2019Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. ‘WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?’ premieres in the Caribbean on Monday, July 8th – exclusively on HBO

    WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?, the documentary that features USA’s favorite neighbor, Fred Rogers, premieres in the Caribbean on Monday, July 8th , exclusively on HBO. Directed by Morgan Neville, WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? tells the story of a soft-spoken minister, puppeteer, writer and producer whose beloved television program, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” was loved […]

    July 8, 2019CultureNo comments
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Barbadian Press Freedom – If you Graze not Grate, then it’s Great!

    “Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!” – Marcus Garvey There are those who still get a surprise to learn Bob Marley‘s famous song was a quotation and not an original statement. The quotation is utterly appropriate as we proceed to enter Emancipation and August to examine Press Freedom… It has […]

    August 1, 2016Breaking News, EditorialNo comments
  14. This Is The Year That Was – 2015 belongs to Quality Service & ex-Missing Person(s), plus Bajans abroad and more…

    The Bajan Reporter came into being on 23rd December nine years ago – today we reflect on 2015 and what was hot at this popular web locale… 2015 will be special for many for many reasons – regular readers are aware at Bajan Reporter the statistics for year-enders is based on shares from Facebook, up […]

    December 27, 2015Editorial, OddityNo comments
  15. Japanese journalist found not guilty of defaming South Korea’s President

    The International Press Institute (IPI) welcomes today’s Seoul Central District Court’s verdict that acquits former Sankei Shimbun Seoul bureau chief Tatsuya Kato of defaming President Park Geun-hye. Nonetheless, IPI reminds South Korean authorities that criminalising defamation falls dramatically short of international legal standards and has a chilling effect on journalists. “IPI welcomes Mr. Kato’s acquittal […]

    December 22, 2015Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  16. “Ralph Gonsalves: a history making fourth term” by Ronald Sanders

    Dr Ralph Gonsalves is making history in St Vincent and the Grenadines as he starts a fourth term in office amidst objections as Kingstown’s Prime Minister. Having already completed fourteen years as Head of Government, within three years of the term to which he was elected on December 9, Gonsalves will overtake the record of former […]

    December 16, 2015EditorialNo comments
  17. Cyclists race to Tobago International Cycling Classic 2015

    Over 300 cyclists from around the world are expected to descend on the Caribbean island of Tobago for the Tobago International Cycling Classic, which takes place from September 29-October 4, 2015. The action-packed cycling event comprises six days of international cycling: 3 days of mountain bike races, 2 days of fun races for children and […]

    September 24, 2015SportsNo comments
  18. “From errand boy to Solicitor-General – a candid West Indian story” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    Recently, it has become fashionable for Caribbean achievers to write memoirs. I applaud this trend. So much distorted and often jaundiced material has been written about Caribbean countries, their history and events by persons from outside the region that a book, reflecting on life in the region by a Caribbean person is a most welcome […]

    September 19, 2015BooksNo comments
  19. “Our Brand is Crisis” (Billy Bob Thornton, Sandra Bullock – 2015)

    A feature film based on the documentary “Our Brand Is Crisis“, which focuses on the use of American political campaign strategies in South America.

    September 16, 2015Cinema, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Sealy appointed Director of Communications for Flow Barbados

    Flow Barbados has announced the appointment of Marilyn Sealy to the role of Director of Communications. Sealy will be responsible for leading the corporate communications portfolio of the company, including the internal and external corporate reputation. In addition, she will also develop, maintain and enhance key stakeholder relationships in the public and private sector. In […]

    September 4, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Waterway Media unveils imprint ‘WM Magazine’ & creates history

    Magazine history was made in Barbados when WM Magazine was officially launched on the digital publishing platform ISSUU recently. The electronic magazine (e-magazine/e-mag) which is available for free reads and downloads, highlights the importance of understanding that entrepreneurship is not only about business and finance, but is a lifestyle. The new monthly magazine, also delivers […]

    August 13, 2015BooksNo comments
  22. ‘Spotlight’ (DRAMA 2015) – Michael Keaton, Liev Schreiber & Mark Ruffalo

    Spotlight tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world’s oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper’s tenacious “Spotlight” team of reporters delve into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long […]

    August 10, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. BTMI Promotes Sweetest Summer Festival with Annual Press Trip

    August 3 brought the curtain down on the BTMI’s annual Crop Over press trip, which allowed 24 influential media from across the Caribbean, Canada, the USA and the UK to experience the true spirit of the festival. Minister of Tourism & International Transport, Richard Sealy, greeted the group at Ocean 2 Resorts & Residences and […]

    August 7, 2015TravelNo comments
  24. Head of IPI’s Turkish National Committee fired over tweet critical of Turkish president

    The International Press Institute (IPI) and its affiliate South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) said they were deeply troubled by the firing of IPI Turkish National Committee President Kadri Gürsel from his position as a columnist at Milliyet newspaper over a tweet critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an. Gürsel was informed yesterday by the paper’s […]

    July 25, 2015ControversyNo comments
  25. Freedom of Expression and Press Freedom in Barbados: did it ever exist or is it a new concept?

    CAVEAT (Before I start my review and analysis, let’s make it absolutely clear that neither Jet Blue, nor the British High Commission far less the New Zealand High Commission are felt to be culpable in any of the incidents listed in this article, the aforementioned entities are unaware bystanders and should not be thought of […]

    May 21, 2015Editorial, Political2 comments