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Dear Editor: Canada Supreme Court decision on Vice Media bears lessons for T&T’s press freedom

“[Canada Supreme Court Judge] Abella went to great lengths to emphasise the importance of press freedom in her concurring reasons. Her words are worth repeating: A strong, independent and responsible press ensures that the public’s opinions about its democratic choices are based on accurate and reliable information. This is not …

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Dear Editor: “Choko” was a genius, but the TNT Mirror was destroyed by tired, visionless leaders

“To be sure, the Mirror and other Choko newspapers had lost their impact more than a decade ago, because of the absence of leadership, which led to the lack of innovation and creativity even as the digital revolution became all-pervasive. “[…] Choko’s successors—journalists included—did not appreciate that the TNT Mirror, …

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Media Monitor: Reporting quality the genesis of enduring WI woes? Writers needed to right cricket ship 

Asked to name his best-ever West Indies squad, Lloyd Best named as his very first selectee the dean of West Indian cricket writers, Tony Cozier. This was in the late 1990s; we did not yet know that, like the Israelites in the Old Testament, we West Indians would be condemned …

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Cunningham: I probably erred; TTFA board member explains role in secretive Home of Football visit

On Sunday 19 August 2018, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) began preparation for two functions at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva on the following day. One event was a sit-down with TTFA technical director and caretaker Women’s National Senior Team coach Anton Corneal and dealt with his …

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Whodunnit?! Mr Live Wire searches for source of Express’ KPMG report on Gary Griffith

Scene: Dark, almost deserted car park in west Trinidad. Mr Live Wire makes his way towards the lone vehicle in the area. Suddenly, the vehicle switches its high beam light on, almost blinding him. Mr Live Wire: Hello?! Hello?! A figure steps out of the vehicle. Mr Live Wire can …

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NCRHA slams Guardian over Powell’s cancer and surgery claims; threatens legal action

“The report claims that Michael Powell lost half of his right foot to cancer. Fact: Cancer has not been diagnosed in any patient with that name ‘who lost half of their right foot’ currently being treated by the NCRHA… “We’ve taken the strong position that this trend of inaccurate reporting …

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