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Tag Archives: 2014 Trinidad and Tobago Media

Will and no Grace: Express digs through Seetahal’s estate

The Trinidad Express newspaper and its editor-in-chief Omatie Lyder pushed the boundaries of good taste this morning as the leading daily newspaper made the last will and testament of slain attorney, Dana Seetahal SC, its lead story. And, to be clear, Mr Live Wire means that Lyder pushed “Good Taste” …

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Happy Independence: Live Wire awards the saints and sinners among us

Happy Independence Day! Wired868 wishes to extend warm greetings to Trinidad and Tobago on this blessed anniversary. Fifty-two years already?! If it is any consolation, you have the awkward drainage system of a toddler, the attention span of a seven-year-old and the political sophistication of a 12-year-old. Congratulations to the national …

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MATT concerned by alleged Bassant death threat

The Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago views with great concern alleged threats on the life of CCN’s Senior Investigative Reporter Mark Bassant. MATT wishes to remind the country that a free and fair press and one that is free from fear is crucial to the functioning of a democracy …

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Carnival copyright and how it changed our mas

It shouldn’t be surprising, given the NCC’s failure to hold a public consultation on the copyright issues that arose in 2013, to find the whole ugly mess bubbling up again.  Photographers who went to the NCC to seek accreditation for the 2014 edition of the event found no reductions in …

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MATT “disappointed” with Defamation and Libel Act

The Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) is disappointed that the amendments to the Defamation and Libel Act 2013 that excluded the repeal of Section 8 of the Act have been passed in the Senate. Section 8 of the Act, which states, “If any person maliciously publishes any defamatory …

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