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Countdown to the Vote for a Caribbean Media Mega-Merger

 Set-Up for a Showdown By Dr Marcia ForbesCJ Contributor The excited anticipation of the vote-count felt somewhat like national general elections in Jamaica. Would media entities RJR/Gleaner win out in their thrust to merge by securing the 75% shareholder support …

A Major Caribbean Media Merger

 Two media giants come together By Marcia Forbes, PhDCJ Contributor #RJRGleaner Media Merger Here we were on the day before Jamaica’s August 6th celebration of it 53rd Independence Day, learning about the proposed merger of two of Jamaica’s oldest and …

Could a Major Caribbean Merger Mean the End for Caribbean Broadcasters?

 By Dr Marcia ForbesCJ Contributor Secrecy Unfolded The build-up was impressive. There was great secrecy, a stage draped in ‘silk’ with silhouetted dancers and when the curtain fell, flashing lights and tech music. “We’re ready to take over the world” …

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 By Marcia Forbes, PhDCJ Contributor Mergers the new Mantra Implications of the merger between Cable & Wireless and Columbus Communications are fraught with many nuances that only the most astute and those with a keen understanding of where the future …

 Above: an American Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines and US Airways say they will fight a move by the US Justice Department to block their proposed merger. The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it would seek …