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Lawyer Eugene Johnston To Speak At ThinkFest

Lawyer Eugene Johnston To Speak At ThinkFest

Think Media announced that ThinkFest 2017 continues on Sunday October 8 with ‘Nguvu – the bedroom, the classroom and the ballot box’ – a talk by lawyer Eugene Johnston. “Grounded in research and experiential learning, Johnston’s presentation will examine our responsibility as adults, offer a searing critique of the structure... Read more of this article

Video: Dr. Weldon To Present At ThinkFest

Video: Dr. Weldon To Present At ThinkFest

Dr. Carika Weldon, a lecturer in biomedical sciences at De Montfort University in Leicester in the UK, recently returned to Bermuda for ‘ThinkFest 2017′ where she will share her research on cancer on September 17. Think Fest is Bermuda’s first seminar series featuring an all Bermudian cast of outstanding academics and independent thinkers. The... Read more of this article

Effects Of Colonization On Plant Knowledge

Effects Of Colonization On Plant Knowledge

The third Think Fest 2017 event will take place on Sunday August 27 with Losing Ground – the effects of cultural transplantation and colonization on plant knowledge in Bermuda – a presentation by graduate student Saskia Wolsak. Bermudian Saskia Wolsak is completing her MSc in ethnobotany at the University of British Columbia where she will begin... Read more of this article

Media & Race Focus Of Sunday’s ThinkFest

Media & Race Focus Of Sunday’s ThinkFest

ThinkMedia announced today that the next instalment of ThinkFest focuses on the role of the media in the 1959 theatre boycotts. Dana “Zhyon” Selassie, PhD will discuss research findings in a presentation entitled “Navigating Media and Race in a Segregated Colony”. “This presentation on Bermuda’s colonial media in the 1950s, and more directly,... Read more of this article

Inaugural Launch Of Think Fest On Sunday

Inaugural Launch Of Think Fest On Sunday

Think Media announced that Think Fest 2017 is to launch on Sunday with Growing in the Home by writer Yesha Townsend. “This is the last chance to see Yesha – whose presentation will contain new and emerging works – before she heads off to Barbados for CARIFESTA,” the announcement said. “The newest event on the Bermuda calendar,... Read more of this article

Think Media Offering Summer Student Internship

Think Media Offering Summer Student Internship

Think Media is offering a 12- week internship for students or aspiring journalists beginning in June, founder Ayo Johnson said. “Think Media’s Summer Internship Programme, a highly selective 12- week, individually tailored programme for students or aspiring journalists, begins in June,” the statement said. “Interns will contribute... Read more of this article

Ayo Johnson: ‘Temporary Shutdown’ Of Politica

Ayo Johnson: ‘Temporary Shutdown’ Of Politica

Think Media announced a “temporary shutdown” of its digital journal, Politica, with founder Ayo Johnson saying “After a year of testing, experimentation and careful listening, we have a clearer idea of what it might take to provide high quality, high integrity journalism on a sustainable basis. Its now time to revamp, redesign and redevelop.” Mr... Read more of this article

Bryant Trew Resigns From Public Editor Role

Bryant Trew Resigns From Public Editor Role

Ayo Johnson announced that Bryant Trew —  Think Media’s first Public Editor — has resigned from the position citing “personal reasons”. In last week’s announcement that he had accepted the one-year appointment, Mr. Trew had said: “Bermuda is at a crossroad socially, politically and economically. As such, our future will... Read more of this article

Johnson To Release “Selling Bermuda” Today

Johnson To Release “Selling Bermuda” Today

[Updated] Ayo Johnson — founder of Think Media — announced that the company’s first digital journal, Politica, goes live as of 11 a.m. today [May 7]. Mr. Johnson [pictured] said he and his team spent months developing the site, the company’s infrastructure, while researching “Selling Bermuda” a lengthy report on his inquiry into... Read more of this article