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Roffey rear-ends Express; Tim Kee debate goes bottom up

Saturday 13 February 2016 would go down in Trinidad and Tobago media history. Or at least it should. Finally, the One Caribbean Media (OCM) group, which includes the Trinidad Express newspaper and TV6, has chanced across an image deemed so graphic that it could not, in good conscience, share it …

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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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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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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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TV6 ace reporter re-masters the doorstep

His name is Bassant. Mark Bassant. And he is TV6’s ace investigator journalist as evidenced by the cool mood music that always announces his appearance on the news set. Bassant showed viewers recently that beggars can live quite comfortably if they only set up their business just outside a popular …

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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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Fixin’ T&T wants TV6 apology for “despicable footage”

Fixin’  T&T, a social watchdog group, today reiterated its call for TV6 to apologise for airing footage of former West Indies, Leeward Islands and Trinidad and Tobago cricketer Runako Morton, which was taken after an accident that claimed his life on Sunday night. The broadcast of what might have been …

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