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Marcia Forbes PhD
January 15, 2014

Jamaicans in Atlanta

Jamaicans in the Convention Centre, Atlanta 2011, wanted to get on with the dance. It was the annual Independence Ball hosted by the Atlanta Jamaica Association.

Marcia Forbes PhD
June 26, 2014

A Glimpse Into the Future 

I recently presented at a leadership conference which sought to get a glimpse of the future by examining today’s trends. The following are excerpts from that presentation which looked at media changes and potential opportunities.

Marcia Forbes PhD
March 21, 2013

Boys & Girls Champs

Marcia Forbes PhD
April 13, 2013

The Northern Caribbean University – A Seventh-day Adventist Institution Reaching Out

Recently the Northern Caribbean University invited me to serve as Keynote Speaker for the annual conference hosted by its Department of Communication Studies. The topic was “Using Media to help Jamaicans Remain Jamaicanly.”

Marcia Forbes PhD
December 13, 2013

Dwindling Audiences for TV

The King is dead. Long live the King! I will get back to this. Free to air TV stations and cable operators, in particular hardwire cable, have reason to be concerned. Their audiences are increasingly migrating online. The internet is proving to be the nemesis of numerous businesses, especially those in communication.

Marcia Forbes PhD
June 12, 2013

Creating TV Content for Export

Marcia Forbes PhD
August 19, 2013

Counting Facebook “Likes” & Twitter Followers

I’m preparing to participate in a workshop hosted by a commercial broadcaster in Jamaica. The focus is on social media and their roles in today’s broadcast media organizations.

Marcia Forbes PhD
June 13, 2013

Pleazzzzeeee Like Me on Facebook and Follow Me on Twitter – Social Media and Psycho-Social Health

They said it was their best conference ever. This was music to the ears of Jamaicans, in particular the four who comprised the Local Organizing Committee as well as the local Logistics Team.

Marcia Forbes PhD
December 13, 2013

Dwindling Audiences for TV

The King is dead. Long live the King! I will get back to this. Free to air TV stations and cable operators, in particular hardwire cable, have reason to be concerned. Their audiences are increasingly migrating online. The internet is proving to be the nemesis of numerous businesses, especially those in communication.

Marcia Forbes PhD
January 4, 2016

Set-Up for a Showdown

Marcia Forbes PhD
August 16, 2015

Local and Global Trends

Marcia Forbes PhD
February 12, 2013

Professor Patricia Mohammed, Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad has given Dr Marcia Forbes' book 'Music, Media & Adolescent Sexuality in Jamaica' a glowing review. The following has been excerpted from her review.

Marcia Forbes PhD
November 23, 2011

President Obama #POTUS & Blackberry

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