Guest Info

Colin Maximin is a renowned correspondent-at-large for various British newspapers and the individual responsible for uncovering the troubling developments of crimes in Saint Lucia.

About the Show

In the serene landscapes of Saint Lucia, a once idyllic island, a disturbing surge in crime has cast a dark shadow over its beauty. The shocking and brutal murder of a British citizen has captured the attention of the United Kingdom, putting Saint Lucia under the spotlight.

In this captivating episode of the Global Indian Podcast, Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran converses with Colin Maximin, offering us a glimpse into the intricate world of journalism. They delve into the ethical dilemmas journalists face and the multi-layered nature of their work.

With his wealth of experience, Colin has covered captivating stories in the Caribbean through a unique British angle. Crime stories, he notes, tend to captivate audiences, but the purpose of journalism extends beyond mere sensationalism. It is about educating and entertaining, showcasing stories that often go unnoticed but hold tremendous value and significance.

As the media evolves, the challenge lies in maintaining authenticity. The information presented must be accurate and balanced, for we now live in an era of constant scrutiny and monitoring. Broadcast media struggles to keep up-to-date, while print media faces the threat of obsolescence. The essence of personal stories, that intimate connection with the audience, cannot be replicated in a world of fast-paced news.

In a world chasing sensational headlines, true dedication to journalism lies in delivering factual and relevant content. Colin reminds us that a dedicated journalist finds contentment and fulfilment in pursuing the truth, serving as a beacon of reliable information.

Tune in to this enthralling podcast that not only unveils the challenges journalists face but also serves as a career guide for aspiring media professionals. Discover the power of ethical reporting and the art of captivating storytelling in an ever-evolving media landscape.

Produced by Global Indian Series for the Global Indian Network.

Script by Rajan Nazran
original idea: Rajan Nazran

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