October 23, 2019

Caribbean: The challenge of change for regional media

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The following is the text of the opening address by Gary Allen, president of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union, at the organization’s 50th Annual General Assembly in San Andres Island on August 12. A few years ago when one of our newest members at the time, Teleislas, raised the prospect of introducing us to another beautiful […]

PMA & UNESCO launch Social Media Guidelines for Caribbean Journalists & Media Practitioners

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The Public Media Alliance, in collaboration with the UNESCO Caribbean Cluster Office, is pleased to launch a new set of Social Media Guidelines for Caribbean Journalists and Media Practitioners. Social media can’t be ignored and it can no longer be an afterthought, it is now an integral part of the output for any 21st century […]

Caribbean countries urged to make progress in switch to digital broadcasting

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November 28th, 2017 Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation and Jamaica’s Broadcasting Commission engage policymakers and regulators on benefits of digital switchover. Kingston, 28 November 2017 – Shola Taylor, secretary-general of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO), warned Caribbean countries they will miss out on the economic and social benefits of digital broadcasting if they fail to make progress […]

UWItv to honour Caribbean media icon Julian Rogers at 1st anniversary celebration and awards ceremony

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, W.I. 25 November 2017. After more than 65,000 minutes of airtime from nearly 300 programme episodes and more than 60 livestreamed events, having reached 183 countries around the world, UWItv is celebrating the milestone of its first anniversary. The multimedia, public information and education service of The […]

Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) demonstrated simultaneously on two continents

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From Caribbean broadcasting Union This year’s annual General Assembly of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union will be hosted by the Indonesian public broadcaster, RRI, in Bali. DRM will feature not only in the meetings of the specialised committees but also concretely with a live medium wave transmission on 20-24 October from one of the RRI MW […]