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Trinidad & Tobago: State to Take Action Against TV Station

Categories: Caribbean, Trinidad & Tobago, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Human Rights, Law, Media & Journalism, Protest, Youth

With the Director of Public Prosecutions poised to take legal action against the TV station that aired footage of a child being assaulted, Gerard Best [1] “think[s] we may be on the brink of a watershed moment in the history of our local media…because [the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago] is, indirectly, calling all media practitioners and media houses to consider more deliberately the need for principled self-regulation in ethical decision-making.”