Trinidad

PMA condemns police search of the Trinidad Express

On Wednesday 11 March, seven members of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service invaded the offices of the Trinidad Express newspaper with a warrant to search the premises.

Devastation caused by Dorian

Hurricane Dorian: Its catastrophic destruction in Abaco & Grand Bahama

"We have never experienced such devastation as we did in Hurricane Dorian; it was awesome and awful!" ZNS General Manager, Kayleaser Deveaux-Isaacs, writes about the impact of Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas and its national broadcasting station.

Haiti

Escalating violence towards journalists in Haiti

On October 10, radio journalist Néhémie Joseph was found dead in his car in the Mirebalais area, the sixth killing of a journalist in Haiti in 19 years.

Haiti

Focus on PSM | Haiti

Despite a pluralistic media environment and recent gains for improved media freedom, Haiti struggles with a lack of secure independent media outlets and protections for journalists. Here we explore the country's provisions for effective public interest journalism. 

Gary Allen RJRGLEANER

CBU President calls for media engagement in policy and framework decisions

As the Caribbean Broadcasting Union celebrated its 50th anniversary, its President called on governments to include broadcasters in decisions about future media frameworks and policies.

TV cameras

Hate by omission silence and exclusion: A Caribbean perspective

Dr Zahera Harb writes about the outcomes from our workshop to develop an action plan on reporting hate speech and media coverage of terrorism & violence for the Caribbean region.

TV cameras

Reporting Hate Speech & Violence in the Caribbean

An action plan for media practitioners, managers and owners from across the region.

media freedom

Action plan on hate speech and media coverage of terrorism & violence for the Caribbean region

Upcoming UNESCO, Public Media Alliance and Ethical Journalism Network workshop to develop action plan on hate speech, terrorism and violence coverage for the Caribbean Region

Broadcasters, hurricanes and recovery in the Caribbean

Public media plays a key role in communicating essential and life saving information during times of crisis and emergency. This was no better demonstrated than during Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Caribbean.

UNESCO IPDC

Social Media Guidelines for Caribbean Journalists & Media Practitioners

The Public Media Alliance, in collaboration with the UNESCO Caribbean Cluster Office, have launched a new set of Social Media Guidelines for the Caribbean region.