Journalists warned: Beware of gizmo gifts when covering technology

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Alan Deutschman, journalism professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, United States of America (USA), has urged local journalists to maintain their integrity and independence in covering technology as a beat, because of the enormous sums of…

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CMU roadblock - University mounts challenge to FID court orders in Ruel Reid probe

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Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) has hired a top attorney to challenge court orders obtained by the Financial Investigations Division (FID) as part of a corruption probe around discarded Education Minister Ruel Reid. However, law-enforcement…

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Men detained as missing girl, illegal gun found in house

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Western Bureau: A teenage girl who went missing from her St Catherine home just over four months ago is now in the custody of the St James police. She was one of four persons held in a house in New Ramble, also in St James, where an illegal…

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Guy: NHT could be triggering higher house prices

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Opposition Spokesman on Housing Dr Morais Guy has suggested that there is a correlation between raising the ceiling on funds potential homeowners are able to access from the National Housing Trust (NHT) and skyrocketing market prices, making it…

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New result format for PEP students

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A week before the release of results from the first sitting of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) examinations, several education ministry officials are struggling to understand and explain the new format in which the students’ performances are being…

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Gleaner board gets new chairman

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The board of directors of The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited (GCML), a member of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, on Monday appointed career financier Carl Domville as chairman, replacing Oliver Clarke, who served as chairman for 30 years….

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Clarendon cops freed of murder charge

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It was a rare scene in the lobby of the Supreme Court in downtown Kingston yesterday as three of seven jurors who found Detective Corporal Kevin Adams and Constable Jerome Whyte not guilty of murder moments before engaged the acquitted cops in…

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Defence cries foul over undisclosed files in Manchester MC fraud trial

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The attorneys representing the eight individuals charged in the $400-million Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial complained bitterly yesterday that files they were expecting to be presented with from the onset of the trial are still…

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Give more attention to arms trafficking, Ellington tells policymakers

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Former police commissioner, Owen Ellington, has asserted that policymakers are not doing enough to counter the issue of arms trafficking.

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‘I will not take sides’… Simpson Miller speaks on leadership challenge

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Former president of the People’s National Party (PNP), Portia Simpson Miller, says she will not be taking sides in the upcoming leadership race. Peter Bunting, former party general secretary and Central Manchester Member of Parliament, will…

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