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28.06.2021
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By Professor Anthony Clayton and Cordel Green

The Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica (BCJ) is celebrating its landmark 35th anniversary at a moment of profound global crisis which is likely to be the catalyst for transformative and irrevocable change. In January 2021 The Economist estimated that the total global cost of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021 is now about $10.3tn in lost output, which is larger than the combined output of almost three quarters of the nations of the world1, while the IMF estimated that the cumulative cost would reach US$28trn by 20252, about one third of the world’s GDP.

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On the 35th anniversary of The Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica Anthony Clayton and Cordel Green consider the future of regulation in the age of the metaverse.

Intermedia Issue:
Vol 49 Issue 2
Issue Date:
June 2021
Anthony Clayton (Prof) Anthony Clayton (Prof) Director, The Institute for Sustainable Development, UWI, Mona and Chairman of Broadcasting Commission Jamaica Cordel Green Cordel Green Executive Director, Broadcasting Commission Jamaica

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