Jamaica Gleaner Commentary
Published: Monday Saturday | January 10, 2009
Music for a purpose
There is no denying the crowd-pulling power of Jamaican music, at home and overseas. However, within Jamaica, far too often music events which pull in the larger crowds have generated as much negative publicity because of lyrical or literal violence as they have provided excitement for those who attend.The Jeanne Dixon effect
A few days ago, I predicted that I would write a column about predictions and psychics. Now I am in the process of doing it. Uncanny, isn't it? Perhaps, as a journalist, I am a victim of my own hype, something called the 'Jeanne Dixon effect', named after the psychic who supposedly predicted John F. Kennedy's assassination. - Tony DeyalIssue: Impose heavy fines for lewd lyrics
The Editor, Sir: I join the many well-thinking Jamaicans who have come out condemning the recent staging of a dance held for children in an inner-city community.