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More than Just Memes

Bermuda’s media landscape has transformed drastically in recent years, with the closure of once-formidable outlets like VSB and the Bermuda Sun signaling a fundamental shift in how Bermudians consume their information. In what is truly an “adapt or die” industry, today’s media pioneers must be bold, innovative and able to evolve with new trends almost instantaneously. One local brand that checks all of these boxes is Bermemes, the award-winning web and social media juggernaut that has grown into an outright cultural phenomenon sinc...

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Making Maternal Secrets

Lucinda Spurling is well-known for her award-winning Bermudian documentaries, but it has always been the writer and director’s ambition to do feature films, in particular, Bermuda stories that have international appeal. People told her that it...

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Victory Over Violence

Whether directly or indirectly, the issue of domestic abuse is one that touches us all, as it affects one family in every neighbourhood on average. While Bermuda officially recognises such violence as criminal, the reality is that many in our co...

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Bermudians of the Year: Martha Dismont

For too many years too many children in Bermuda have suffered both emotionally and academically because of their vulnerability to issues outside their control affecting their families: economic challenges making affordable adequate housing diffi...

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Bermudians of the Year: David Burt

If media reports through the first half of 2016 were to be believed, the Progressive Labour Party was a rudderless boat with mutinous crew. Opposition leader Marc Bean had disappeared from the public eye due to illness, and the race to replace h...

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Bermudians of the Year: Dr. Kim Dismont Robinson

There was a time when writers in Bermuda could be forgiven for feeling they were in a lonely wilderness, cut off from a cultural community that would nurture, inspire and support their work. Enter in 2005 Dr. Kim Dismont Robinson to the Departme...