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‘Mischievous and malicious!’ Renne initiates legal action against Braveboy, after latter’s Boodan defence 

Trinidad Express investigative journalist Denyse Renne has initiated legal action against political blogger Marcia Braveboy for ‘egregious false claims and deliberate inaccuracies’, after an attack on the former’s integrity on social media. Braveboy, in a direct response to the ‘unmasking’ of Express columnist Darryn Boodan as the corporate communications officer …

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Noble: Termites eating our democracy—the danger of spin doctors in ‘independent’ clothing

Distrust of politicians and public figures is a mainstay of democratic politics. Trust and distrust go hand in hand.  We have institutions as a check on untrammelled forays by politicians, but we also use public opinion as a brake. The savage lampooning or ‘fatigue’ of the unfortunate George Chambers—‘done see’/‘duncy’—signalled …

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