Jamaica’s Press Association looks at ‘Modern Media: Competition & Consumer Choices’

November 26th, 2015

National Journalism Week The Press Association of Jamaica recently hosted a week of activities in celebration of Journalism Week. They invited me to make a presentation on ‘Modern Media: Competition and Customer Choices’. I kicked off by asking the well organized session, with over 200 in attendance, by asking what words came to mind when [...]


Sally Porteous is the new Custos of Manchester

February 2nd, 2012

Despite the controversy surrounding the appointment of Sally Porteous has the new Custos of Mandeville; she was still officially given the post on Tuesday January 31, 2012. Needless to say, this has infuriated many persons who believe that Porteous’s selection reeks of nepotism. To make matters even worse, the fact that all but one media [...]


Should the JLP withdraw Everald Warmington’s candidacy?

March 16th, 2011

There have been several calls for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), to withdraw the candidacy of Everald Warmington. Warmington is currently the party’s candidate for the South West St. Catherine by-election. The recent conduct of Warmington has upset numerous members of the media, who believe that his behaviour is unacceptable. It has been reported that [...]


Should some parents be charged for their missing children?

April 29th, 2010

There were several reports circulating in the media about the number of children that have gone missing since the beginning of 2010. It has been declared that the amount of missing children reported since the beginning of the year, outnumber those reported for the same period last year. Which leads me to ask the most obvious [...]