From community radio to Internet radio, mobiles and narrow-casting: New models for enduring needs

For more images of Saru Praja radio and the training we conducted, click here. In May this year, a colleague and I went to Nissankamallapura, Pollonnaruwa to strengthen online journalism capacities of a group trained in community radio production and had a decent production studio conveniently adjacent to an ICTA Nenasala. This groups was very … Continue reading From community radio to Internet radio, mobiles and narrow-casting: New models for enduring needs

Post-war ICT and media

My last column in the Sunday Leader enumerated some ideas post-war government and the ICT Agency could champion to strengthen media freedom and e-governance respectively. One blueprint worth emulating in post-war Sri Lanka for more open, accountable government comes from Vivek Kundra, the new federal chief information officer in the US under the Obama administration. … Continue reading Post-war ICT and media