Guest at Heads of Media Meeting (July 2011) PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 29 July 2011 16:39

July 1, 2011

Guest:  Mona School of Business – Dr. William Lawrence, Director Professional Services Unit

Dr. Lawrence addressed the meeting on “Organizational Renewal”.  He charged leaders with finding solutions to take the economy out of the dungeons.  More research needed to be done to help organizations grow.  Dr. Lawrence suggested that a partnership with the media would be of great assistance.

Guests at Heads of Media Meetings (Feb - May 2011) PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 31 May 2011 00:00

February 4, 2011

Guests:  Crime Stop – Peter John Thwaites, Chairman; Prudence Gentles, Manager; Mike Hirst, Director, Media Relations

Crime Stop thanked MAJ for their general and media support.  They suggested that the media could organize a general campaign addressing issues such as wearing seatbelts and helmets.

They reported that the police needed assistance with organized gangs and that crime was down in areas where calls were made to Crime Stop.

World Press Freedom Day MAJ/PAJ Forum 2011 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 11 May 2011 19:45

On World Press Freedom Day (May 3, 2011) the Press Association of Jamaica and Media Association Jamaica Limited jointly hosted a Breakfast Forum under the theme “Press Freedom and Media Ethics”.  It was held at the Knutsford Court Hotel.  Special presentations were made by the following media practitioners:-

  • Ms. Ingrid Brown, Senior Staff Reporter (Jamaica Observer)
  • Hon. Barbara Gloudon, Veteran Journalist/Talk Show Host (RJR Group)
  • Professor Hopeton Dunn, Professor/Director, Telecommunications Policy & Management Programme (Mona School of Business)
WPFD Forum 2011 - MAJ Chairman's Remarks PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 May 2011 00:00

The Media Association Jamaica Limited is pleased to join in the 20th annual commemoration of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), being marked this year under the theme “21st Century Media: New Frontiers, New Barriers”.

Forum on Freedom of Expression - 2011 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 14 February 2011 00:00

(Daily Gleaner Article – February 10, 2011)


This year’s joint declaration put together by special rapporteurs across the world will address the use of the Internet as it relates to freedom of expression.

Guests at Heads of Media Meetings in 2010 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 31 December 2010 00:00

January 8, 2010

Guests:  Fr. Richard Holung, Fr. Brian Kerr, Fr. Kenneth Richards, Fr. Gregory Ramkissoon, Dr. Doreen West, Dr. Dwayne West

They charged the media to use their powers to influence the society positively and serve as philosophers with a point of view and values.

The media encouraged them to participate in talk shows, forward their views to the media and make use of the editorials.

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