Jamaica's new Government, led by 43 year old Andrew Holness, must demonstrate that it understands the nuances of this island's LBGT community and be willing to remove the topic from the closet. Written almost nine months ago, the matters below are still relevant and in need of attention.
My desktop is only for traditional work, no Facebooking, Tweeting or Instagraming. Note, though, that I do use these social networks for what I call virtual work. I know, I know, there’s no such thing! Work is work!
On Election Day February 25th when asked by a female reporter what if she lost, Jamaica’s female Prime Minister retorted, “Do I look like a loser?” No, PM Simpson-Miller did not lose her seat. In fact her victory margin of over ten thousand votes in 2011 grew by more than four hundred.
The following excerpts are from Marcia Forbes’ presentation at a recent forum hosted by the Press Association of Jamaica in celebration of Journalism Week. The topic was ‘Modern Media: Competition & Customer Choices’
The Press Association of Jamaica recently hosted a week of activities in celebration of Journalism Week. They invited me to make a presentation on ‘Modern Media: Competition and Customer Choices’. I kicked off by asking the well organized session, with over 200 in attendance, what words came to mind when they thought about modern media or new media.