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Alerting International Partners PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 15 March 2011 00:00

The International Federation of Journalists, the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association and the Association of Caribbean Media Workers have been advised of the current stand-off between media in Jamaica and the government over the conduct of Jamaica Labour Party member Everald Warmington.

Letter to Prime Minister from Women in Media PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 14 March 2011 00:00

(Daily Gleaner article - March 14, 2011)

Open Letter to Prime Minister Bruce Golding

March 13, 2011

Hon. Bruce Golding, M.P.,
Prime Minister,
Office of the Prime Minister,
Jamaica House,
1 Devon Road,
Kingston 6.

Dear Prime Minister:

Re: Women in Media demand action against Mr. Everald Warmington

We, the undersigned, representing women working in a wide cross-section of Jamaican media organisations, express our deep outrage over recent offensive statements by Mr. Everald Warmington which we find particularly demeaning and degrading of Jamaican women.

Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression Meets With MAJ PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 14 February 2011 00:00

(Daily Gleaner Article – February 9, 2011)

JUST NOT ENOUGH – OAS Official Wants More Sweeping Libel Reform for Jamaica

Catalina Botero, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression with the Organization of American States (OAS), is backing calls by the local media for Jamaica’s libel laws to be relaxed much more than now proposed by political representatives.

MAJ Saddened By Passing of John Maxwell PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 11 December 2010 16:18

The Media Association Jamaica Limited (MAJ) is saddened by the passing of veteran journalist, environmentalist and media lecturer, John Maxwell.

MAJ and Broadcasters Reject Fast Track Digital Switchover PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 23 November 2010 00:00

The Media Association Jamaica Limited (MAJ) and specifically its television members wish to make it clear that it rejects any timeframe for digital switch over for television and or radio proposed to take place in the next three to five years.

MAJ Chairman Opposes 5% Levy PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 28 October 2010 15:55

October 27, 2010 (Article in The Daily Gleaner)

Chairman of the Media Association Jamaica Limited (MAJ), Gary Allen, said the Association is stoutly resisting the proposal to impose a five per cent levy on the gross earnings of radio and television stations.

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