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Earl Best

Earl Best
Earl Best taught cricket, French, football and Spanish at QRC for many years and has written consistently for the Tapia and the Trinidad and Tobago Review since the 1970's. He is also a former sports editor at the Trinidad Guardian and the Trinidad Express and is now a senior lecturer in Journalism at COSTAATT.

MEDIA MONITOR: Sermon on the Mount: Suffer the little black boys…

The Guardian’s Jensen La Vende tried very hard to take the emotion out of his lead story in Wednesday’s paper and make it an inoffensive, completely objective news report that wouldn’t mash nobody corn. And the Express’ Michelle Loubon tried no less hard to avoid using the obvious word. But it was …

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MEDIA MONITOR: Wired868 takes a side; classy commentary coming to a device near you

Ivy pack up she clothes to leave/because John was down and out (…) (…) Johnny nearly kill she with blows/Poor Ivy bawl like a cow… (“No money, no love”) Women are taking a beating in Trinidad and Tobago. And if that were merely a metaphor, neither the news nor Sparrow’s …

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