For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
“President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is a true Sri Lankan from Medamulana will not accept a code of media ethics imported from the UK, as suggested by the Opposition Leader. A local code of media ethics formulated by Sri Lankan journalists, academics etc to match local requirements is to be introduced this year,” Cabinet Spokesman and Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said.
Hundreds of journalists representing private and public sector media institutions yesterday launched a massive protest against attempts by the Opposition in connivance with the Free Media Movement (FMM) to tarnish … Continue reading
Journalists who have fled the country are conspiring to defame the country, Minister of Media – Keheliya Rambukwella has said. Making an exclusive statement to the state-owned Dinamina newspaper, Minister … Continue reading
While Sri Lanka slipped to 163rd position on the World Press Freedom Index, a pro-government mob yesterday prevented seven media organisations from staging a protest, titled Black January against media … Continue reading