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A state of media confusion

Above: Unesco World Press Freedom Day 2018 graphic. Courtesy Unesco. By Wesley Gibbings A version of this commentary previously appeared in the T&T Guardian. So today, May 3, we observe World Press Freedom Day. Wait and see. It will mainly be journalists who will be believing this has anything to do with them. It always […]

An offset pressroom.

And in today’s news

Above: An offset pressroom. Photo by Borabajk/DepositPhotos By Nicole Duke-Westfield The late Caribbean journalist, George Radcliffe John, in his book Freedom and Responsibility: The Dean Speaks, recounts the 1995 statement by Appeal Court Justice Sat Sharma when he accused the media of “pandering to sensationalism to ensure their circulation swells”. Justice Sharma was at the […]