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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: Is it reporters or media managers who manufacture facts and opinions about Gary Griffith?

“Long live the media!” Thus does unapologetic democrat Noble Philip sign off his latest piece, which appeared in Wired868 last Thursday. Essentially, the column sets out to defend media cockroaches against unwarranted attacks from Gary ‘Motor Mouth’ Griffith. I’m not sure it quite achieves that goal. Having over the years …

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From ‘kaisoca’ to ‘shittykyahkyah soccer’; Best muses on TTFA elections and Nov 19

At 11pm last night, I turned my TV off. Honduras 4, T&T 0. I had had enough. Despite the importance of the game, we had fielded nothing like our best team. The travel papers of some of the key players were not in order. But, it seems, we had only …

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Open letter to William Wallace: Two blighs for United TTFA on apology, the first and the last

Dear Wally, When they go low, Michelle Obama urged the Democrats during the last presidential election campaign in the USA, you go high. I don’t know nearly enough about the US to pronounce authoritatively on behaviour in that space. But I dong here long and my navel string bury in …

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