In Sri Lanka, media settle in for long march to change

1 February 2016 / By Scott Griffen, Director of Press Freedom Programmes. Published by International Press Institute One year after historic election, optimism mixes with sluggish pace of reform Just over one year ago, Sri Lankans chose Maithripala Sirisena to be their next president, in a surprise rejection of incumbent leader Mahinda Rajapaksa, the man who…

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Community media network launched

9 March 2015 / By The Hindu The South Asia Network for Community Media (SANCOM), the idea for which was mooted last year at a Roundtable on ‘Towards a South Asia Network for Community Media’ at the University of Hyderabad was formally inaugurated at the World Radio Day event in New Delhi, organised jointly by…