Category: Careers

What is a News Ombudsman?

According to the Organisation of News Ombudsmen (ONO), a news ombudsman is a person who: … receives and investigates complaints from newspaper readers or listeners or viewers of radio and television stations about accuracy, fairness, balance and good taste in

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Throwback Thursday: Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange in 1986

Current minister of culture, gender, entertainment and sport; and the longest serving sitting female member of Parliament in Jamaica, Olivia Grange has a long and illustrious career in politics. Among her achievements are being crowned CARICOM’s first Champion for Culture in 2009; being

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Freeing the WEED in Jamaica

2018 has been a busy year for the proponents of a robust marijuana industry in Jamaica. The year has seen several developments that reveal an anticipation of increase in the use of, demand for and value of marijuana in the

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diGJamaica’s Top 10 Takeaways from #KBF2018’s Creating Creative Capital Workshop

Kingston Book Festival 2018 (#KBF2018) is on, and has rolled out its vast lineup of events for eight days, from March 4-11. On Wednesday, they hosted a workshop on ‘Creating Creative Capital’ at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, engaging players in

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#LikesToProfits: diGJamaica’s Top 10 Takeaways From The PSOJ Social Media Business Conference 2018

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) hosted its second annual Social Media Business Conference at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. The event has distinguished itself as a meeting place of movers and shakers in various business

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Dr Janice Simmonds-Fisher: Pioneering Stem Cell Therapy in the Caribbean

Ever heard of stem cell therapy? It is the use of stem cells to treat or even prevent disease. While fairly new and still in its experimental phase, stem cell therapy has progressed greatly over the years. And now, Jamaica

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7 ‘Profile’ Moments From The Life of Ian Boyne

A journalist for almost 30 years, Ian Anthony Boyne, CD, 60, was one of Jamaica’s most prolific, well-known and respected media personalities. His many accomplishments were beyond remarkable, and his attempt to build what he called ‘positive journalism’ has left

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The Tracy-Ann Hyman Story: Brilliant Beyond The Jamaican Classroom

In life, people face obstacles in different ways. Much is said about the obvious: poverty, illness, disease and death. Not enough is said about the more subtle ways in which challenges can present themselves: in a mental or psychological block

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How To Build A Starter Wardrobe for Women

By Tanaka Roberts Instagram: @swankxtar Facebook: @swankxtar Twitter: @swankxtar Website: www.swankxtar.com There’s a kernel of wisdom in the saying, ‘If you want it, dress for it’.  As a budding career girl with sights set on corporate domination, there’s no better time to put

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How To Build A Starter Wardrobe – For Men

By Christopher ‘CLS’ Smith Instagram: @iamCLS Facebook: @iamCLS Twitter: @iamCLS_ The list of basic essentials that should constitute the wardrobe of every stylish man is not particularly long. To me, an essential article of clothing is one that will act

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