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Lessons learnt from Hidden Figures

Corporate Area students at the Carib 5 cimena in Cross Roads, St Andrew, on Thursday evening. (Photos: Garfield Robinson)

AS if it were extra lessons, scores of specially invited Corporate Area students poured into the Carib 5 cinema in Cross Roads, St Andrew, on Thursday evening for a special screening of Hidden Figures. The occasion was co-hosted by Portia Simpson Miller, leader of Opposition and former prime minist ... Read More

American director Joel Zwick and actress/writer Debra Ehrhardt share Ideas during a courtesy call on executives of JAMPRO (Jamaica Trade and Invest) in St Andrew, on Tuesday. (Photo: Karl McLarty) Think global!
THE local film community is being challenged to “think global” when producing material f ... Read More

International Reggae Train Dancers and Danca Family on the set of International Reggae Train taping in Manhattan, United States, early last week. (Photo: Contributed) Reggae Train ready to roll
JAMAICAN reggae acts will be given a global audience thanks to a new television dance show called In ... Read More

From left:  Wang Man, interpreter with the Chinese delegation, instructs Gladstone Wilson, chairman of the board at the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica (PBCJ,) on where to sign the agreement for China Radio International to provide two television programmes to be aired locally. Looking on is Zhou Jihong (second right), head of the Chinese delegation, and Dong Tingyan (right), member of the Chinese delegation. From left at back are Carol Francis, programmes manager at PBCJ; Shorna-Kay Richards, director of bilateral relations department at the Ministry of Foreign Affiars and Foreign Trade; Keith Campbell, CEO of PBCJ; Chinese Ambassador to Jamaica Niu Qingbao, and other members of the delegation. (Lionel Rookwood) 2 new Chinese programmes for Jamaican TV
COME February, the Jamaican media, through the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica (PBCJ), wi ... Read More

Golden Globes audience grew by 1.5 million over last year

Tuesday, January 10, 2017    

The principals and cast of Moonlight  share a moment following their Golden Globe win — Best Picture, Drama. (Photo: AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company says Sunday’s Golden Globes show enjoyed a bump in its audience over last year’s. The awards broadcast, aired on NBC with Jimmy Fallon hosting, was seen by 20 million viewers. That’s a boost of 1.5 million over the 18.5 million viewers who watched in January 2016. It represents an eight per cent surge year-to-year. Last year’s show, hosted by Ricky Gervais, dropped 800,000 viewers from 2015, although that Globes telecast faced t ... Read More



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