Who Makes the News, Men or Women? I’ll Give You One Guess!

July 14th, 2016

WMW Jamaica (formerly Women’s Media Watch) is one of Jamaica’s most resilient, focused and long-running non-governmental organizations. Founded in 1987, WMW is volunteer-driven and passionately focused. Over the years, it has worked with journalists and diverse groups of women (and men) to raise awareness of gender – and how we talk, write and report on […]


The Summer of Youth

July 9th, 2015

The long, hot summer of 2015 stretches ahead of us. We are entering a deep drought. How are our young people going to spend those endless hours? The summer vacation is remarkably long, and only a small minority of young Jamaicans are lucky enough to travel or even to get out of their neighborhood for […]


The Independent Spirit

August 5th, 2014

The Greek philosophers had a way of getting straight to the point. Here is one of those simple “no-brainers” from Socrates: “To find yourself, think for yourself.” A few days ago I wrote in my blog about the internal aspect of Emancipation – in other words, the mental slavery part, with reference to that famous […]