For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
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Dear Mr. President,
As a tax payer and citizen of Sri Lanka, I am deeply concerned by, inter alia, the wasteful nature of your campaign and the manner in which you have manipulated what should in reality be independent authorities, to broadcast propaganda.
What changes will 2010 bring?
The line between new and traditional media will continue to blur. Traditional media will use citizens in their reporting. Citizens will use the web, Internet and mobiles in their own reporting. Both will compete, and increasingly complement each other. Technologies such as natural language processing, semantic analysis, pattern matching and semiotics on the web will be used to make sense from a growing river of information, little of which will be impartial or accurate. A slow news movement, involving contextualization, reflection and curation, will emerge as a countervailing thrust to the heady pace of instant news feeds.