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Adios Two Pull; weed-loving reporter steals Anil’s thunder

A marijuana-loving public figure has become an internet sensation after walking off the job with a shrug and “f**k it.” Mr Live Wire is thinking that former Sport Minister Anil Roberts probably wishes he could redo his resignation letter right now. KTVA reporter Charlo Greene decided that her time was …

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MATT will complete Guardian investigations next month

The Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago’s (MATT) executive committee has named the remaining members of its committee to investigate the media body’s role in an incident at the Trinidad Guardian which led to the resignation of three journalists. The investigative committee is chaired by veteran journalist Tony Fraser and now …

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Ramlogans’ attorneys batter Express ladies

If you are squeamish about seeing women being firmly put in their place, please look away now. Because those Trinidad Express ladies sure got what was coming to them. Anika Gumbs-Sandiford apparently spent the last week tiptoeing around Attorney General Anand Ramlogan; an investigative reporter can never be too careful, …

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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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