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  • Sri Lanka Govt will establish media regulatory commission in this year Read more >

    Sri Lanka Govt will establish media regulatory commission in this year

    This year the government will initiate reforms in the media sector and establish  regulatory commissions says Parliamentary reforms and Media Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka. He has made these comments addressing the staff after attending religious observances yesterday (2 Jan). The Minister has said that the government will implement major transformation in the media sector by getting […]

  • Sri Lanka: Independent Commission to Uplift Journalism Read more >

    Sri Lanka: Independent Commission to Uplift Journalism

    ( Dr Ranga kalansooriya) Setting up an independent commission for media sector it is expected to set minimum salary standards and code of ethics, which will be used to issue accreditation cards in the future. According to the Director General of Government Information Dr. Ranga Kalansooriya, the Ministry of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media has […]

  • PM: Media Commission Crucial for Media Standards Read more >

    PM: Media Commission Crucial for Media Standards

    Establishing an effective media commission and an Independent Broadcasting Commission is crucial to uphold media principles particularly in the private media sector, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe. He emphasised the need for the state-owned media to practice unbiased reporting. “Today, the State media and large media houses pose a threat to media freedom,” the Premier […]

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