For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
‘Srilankamirror’ yesterday (June 18) responded to a letter of demand sent to its editor alleging the publication of an article defamatory of state-run ITN and its chairman Rosmund Senaratne.
The editor has refused to agree with a payment of a Rs. 2,000 million within 14 days as demanded in the LoD.
Vehemently rejecting the allegation, the editor has pointed out that the said article had caused no prejudice or damage to anyone and that ‘Srilankamirror’ was only performing its duty of providing true information to the public.