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TV6 goes full corbeaux on late Security Minister

A 65-year-old man tragically drowned in Tobago this morning. Mr Live Wire knows what you’re thinking: What did his corpse look like and was he any good at his day job? You weren’t thinking that at all? Well, TV6 surely was. And so a married father of four who held …

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Doh hot yuh head: Crime Watch featured in primary school textbooks

Trinidad and Tobago’s first Prime Minister Eric Williams said the country’s future lies in our children’s bookbags. If so, then pray. In the “Trinidad & Tobago Social Studies for Primary School: Standard 2” book, author Kevin Jeanville listed crime shows and letters to the editor among the country’s viable solutions …

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Crime Watch burgled: Warner nabs Alleyne’s co-host

Trinidad and Tobago’s mushrooming crime problem took a turn for the worse today with news that flamboyant pseudo-crime fighter Ian Alleyne has been burgled. Once again, politics is being blamed for the blatant disregard to law and order. Alleyne tried to put on a brave face on the sad situation …

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CCN court date is a requirement not a choice

CCN must appear in court on 14 May 2012 to justify its broadcast of the rape of a minor, which was allegedly aired by Crime Watch over a three-day stretch and has led to nine charges for a possible breach of the Telecommunications Act. One can only presume that TV6 …

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Crime Watch embarrasses police into action… But Alleyne still vex

A controversial public figure yesterday stood in defiance of a legal request and pleaded for indulgence to stay the course. But enough about school principal Sita Gajadarsingh-Nanga’s attempts to remain at the Tunapuna Hindu School—everyone else is talking about the arrest of TV6 Crime Watch host Ian Alleyne. Alleyne was …

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Crime Watch slammed for broadcast of Aliyah’s corpse

… Parliament urged to pass broadcast code Fixin’ TT, a civic watch group, has again pleaded with the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago to take action due to the failure of TV6 to filter out the perceived irresponsible and insensitive broadcasts of its Crime Watch programme, which is hosted …

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Crime Watch takes another victim

Today, Lael, my 17-month-old daughter, saw her first dead body. I always thought it would happen after she had learned to ride her tricycle; certainly after she learned to spell. But Fate had other plans. You might think I live in a rough neighbourhood or maybe that, without considering my …

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Crime Watch misses global “scoop”

Al Jazeera, a Qatari-owned television station, refused to air footage of a Toulouse gunman’s shooting spree, which included the murder of three children, out of respect for the victims, their family and the country and because the clips would add nothing new to the tragedy. Al Jazeera‘s move follows the …

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