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World Press Freedom Index – Jamaica ranked 8

World Press Freedom Index for 2017 was recently published and out of the roughly 180 countries analysed Jamaica was ranked 8. (In 2016 Jamaica was ranked 10.) Number 1 was Norway followed by Sweden. The British and US media came … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera America – Off!

Al Jazeera America is no more. The closure of the television news channel this week is sad for those of us into hard news. The timing of the closure is baffling. Here in Jamaica most cable television package includes news channels … Continue reading

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Gayle’s Poor Shot at Female Interviewer

Chris Gayle’s sexist antics during an interview with Ten broadcaster Mel McLaughlin this week was awful. If only McLoughlin had responded to Gayle flirtatious date request by saying  “can we stick to talking about cricket please?”. Then she would have put the … Continue reading

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