MWAG makes commitment to seek improved working conditions for practitioners

The Media Workers Association of Grenada (MWAG) says it will appoint a special committee to carry out preliminary work and engage stakeholders as part of an overall effort to improve wages and working conditions of practitioners.

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Prime Minister to launch Media Week with National Address

Prime Minister Tillman Thomas will deliver an address to officially declare open Media Week 2012.

The office of the Grenadian leader confirmed Friday that the Prime Minister will deliver an address on radio and television this Sunday setting the week in motion. Prime Minister Thomas also holds the portfolio of Minister of Information. Continue reading

MWAG launches Media Week 2012

The Media Workers Association of Grenada has announced plans for the staging of media week 2012.

The week starts this Sunday and will climax the following Sunday with a church service at the Happy Hill Roman Catholic Church.

Other activities of the week include school visits, a donation to the Hillsview home for the aged in St.John’s, a workshop on labour rights for media workers and a family fun day at old Trafford next week Saturday.

 Plans are also being finalized for a river tube excursion at Balthazar.
The week therefore is being observed from Sunday June 10th to Sunday
The theme for media week this year is “Media in a Challenging World”.

MWAG has decided to adopt the same theme used for the International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress being hosted in Trinidad from June 23rd to 26th.©

MWAG calls on media practitioners to be ethical

The Media Workers Association of Grenada (MWAG) has sent an open letter to media managers calling on them to “exercise sound ethical judgment” in the broadcast and publication of material on fatalities.

Their call comes after a number of television stations broadcast footage of mangled bodies in a vehicular accident in that country on Tuesday. Continue reading