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Television

Marcia Forbes PhD
April 25, 2015

BCJ’s Partial Lock-Down Directive

About 98 channels are currently being pirated by Jamaican cable TV operators. This is what Chairman of the Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica (BCJ) shared in the April 24th Press Conference called to talk about these matters and to announce actions against the almost 50 cable TV operators.

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
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
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.

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