Marcia Forbes PhD
April 6, 2016


Marcia Forbes PhD
March 14, 2016

Government Must Talk Taboo Topic

Jamaica's new Government, led by 43 year old Andrew Holness, must demonstrate that it understands the nuances of this island's LBGT community and be willing to remove the topic from the closet. Written almost nine months ago, the matters below are still relevant and in need of attention.

Marcia Forbes PhD
July 24, 2014

What is Content?

The much maligned but highly useful Wikipedia defines content creation as:

“the contribution of information to any media and most especially to digital media for an end-user/audience….”

Marcia Forbes PhD
January 12, 2015

IDB's Civil Society Meeting in Suriname

This is Part 2 of excerpts from ‘Caribbean Youth and Unemployment’ prepared for the Inter-American Development Bank’s ‘XIV Reunion BID – Sociedad Civil’ hosted in Nicaragua during late 2014.

Challenges of Joblessness

Rebelliousness Online & Offline

Marcia Forbes PhD
January 6, 2015

IDB ConSoc

As a member of the Inter-American Development Bank’s Civil Society Consultative Committee I was invited to present at the ‘XIV Reunion BID – Sociedad Civil’ in Nicaragua late 2014. The following are excerpts from my preparation pertaining to Caribbean youth and jobs.

Marcia Forbes PhD
May 29, 2015

Traditional Literacy as Foundation

All of us who achieve any level of digital literacy will know straight off that we could not effectively use our cell phones, tablets, lap tops, or desk tops or skilfully navigate and make meaning of the Internet, if we were not able to read and write and to understand words, numbers and symbols.

Marcia Forbes PhD
June 1, 2015

Role-Models are Essential

Marcia Forbes PhD
March 9, 2016

Fresh-faced Senators so Far

Marcia Forbes PhD
May 11, 2013

A FEW DAYS AGO I attended a conference called “The Business of Sport.” Several representatives from various sporting bodies, including the Olympics Association, ESPN, NFL and West Indies Cricket, were in attendance alongside government ministers from Jamaica, Belize and Barbados.

Marcia Forbes PhD
March 21, 2013

Boys & Girls Champs

Marcia Forbes PhD
June 12, 2013

Creating TV Content for Export

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
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.