Tag: journalism

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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15 Interesting Facts About Peter Abrahams

Born on March 3, 1919 in Vrededorp, a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa, Peter Abrahams was a writer, journalist, broadcaster and very vocal apartheid critic. He adopted Jamaica as his home for about 61 of his 97 years on earth, and contributed immensely

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The PM And The Press – Part 2

November 24-29 is being marked as National Journalism Week, under the theme ‘Persevering in the face of adversity.’ The commemoration of National Journalism Week this year comes at a time when members of the press are at odds with the Office

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 25, 2013

And The Ban Is On! Teacher Launches Campaign To Boycott T&T Products. As the implications of a move seemingly aimed at blocking Jamaicans from entering Trinidad and Tobago soak in, a consumer-oriented Facebook campaign urging Jamaicans to boycott products imported from

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Image Of The Week: The PM And The Press – Part 1

This week’s image comes from the Friday Gleaner story entitled Press, PM Face Off Again. In the photo, TVJ reporter Vashan Brown is being shoved away from Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller by her security personnel, after she refused to answer his questions

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 26, 2013

Jamaica Likely To Pass First IMF Test – EPOC. The oversight committee monitoring conditionalities under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme says Jamaica is on track to achieve the first quarterly targets… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Reform Too Slow – Business

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