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Fraser heads MATT inquest into Guardian fiasco

Veteran journalist Tony Fraser has been mandated by the Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) to investigate the media body’s role in the Trinidad Guardian newspaper fiasco that led to the resignation of three journalists. Fraser will head an independent committee to “review the circumstances which led to MATT giving …

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Williams heads new MATT executive

Trinidad Guardian energy reporter Curtis Williams is the new president of the Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) after being voted in by the majority of his media colleagues in today’s election, which was held at TSTT’s video conferencing rooms in Port of Spain and San Fernando. Williams, who …

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Election fever: Meet the MATT candidates

The Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) will elect a new executive committee tomorrow on Saturday 24 August at TSTT’s office on the corner of Independence Square and Edward Street in Port of Spain and at 32 St James Street in San Fernando. The two locations will be linked …

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Maraj holds TV6 panel hostage for three hours

TV6 journalist and moderator Marlan Hopkinson successfully defused a remarkable hostage situation at the CCN building last night that involved a former Minister, a veteran journalist and an elderly gentleman who claimed to be a political analyst. TV6 had constructed a panel to discuss the Chaguanas West by-election but, inadvertently, …

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Why we walked: The Guardian journalists speak out

The following is a joint press statement from former Trinidad Guardian public affairs editor Dr Sheila Rampersad and investigative reporters Denyse Renne and Anika Gumbs-Sandiford: When we staged a Wednesday July 10 walkout from the Trinidad Guardian newspaper, we were and remain clear on the issue: there was a significant …

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Who’s in charge of the dirty MATT?

Today’s Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) press conference was never done. Its former president Suzanne Sheppard didn’t know who promised one; and its former vice-president Judy Raymond has a paper to run. Mr Live Wire thought about a pun; but opted for a poem, just for fun: (Cough, …

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Everybody loves Raymond: Jack hops on Guardian bandwagon

Chaguanas West candidate Jack Warner has criticised the Government for its alleged interference into the editorial policy at the Trinidad Guardian newspaper in the wake of a walkout from editor-in-chief Judy Raymond, public affairs editor Dr Sheila Rampersad and investigative reporters Denyse Renne and Anika Gumbs-Sandiford. Warner is no stranger …

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Trinidad Guardian angel axed: Norman, was that you?

It turns out that the sacking of Manohar Ramsaran, who got his marching orders for  jumping up in the wrong band during the UNC’s Chaguanas West screenings, will not go down as the most bizarre political expulsion for 2013. Trinidad Guardian editor-in-chief Judy Raymond did not even realise she was …

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Bravo’s thoughtful Windies captaincy undone by Trini traits

7.45pm, June 14, 2013, The Kennington Oval. It is drizzling steadily but West Indian ODI captain Dwayne Bravo and his immediate predecessor Darren Sammy decline to leave the field. AB de Villiers and his South Africans, who looked hard-pressed to salvage a much-needed win, have long since disappeared into the …

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Express gives Rowley’s backdoor the treatment

Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley did not know about his backdoor until very recently. Presumably, neither did the Trinidad Express. But reporter Renuka Singh latched on to Rowley’s rear with the sort of relish not seen in these parts since US-based R&B star Akon grabbed hold of an underage girl …

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