Al Jazeera questions media freedom in post-war Sri Lanka

Al Jazeera's path-breaking The Listening Post programme looks at enduring challenges facing media freedom in Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan media war continues critically looks at the video broadcast by Channel 4, the sentencing of journalist J.S. Tissainayagam and the continued violence against independent media. This programme features at the end very short submissions made … Continue reading Al Jazeera questions media freedom in post-war Sri Lanka

Approach to web media and internet activism in Sri Lanka may soon mirror China on Darfur

The NY Times carries an article on the alleged activities of Chinese and / or the Chinese Government in disrupting the online advocacy of The Save Darfur Coalition by sophisticated  Internet attacks. Kristof goes on to note that: The Darfur advocacy community has tried to shame China into suspending arms transfers to Sudan and taking … Continue reading Approach to web media and internet activism in Sri Lanka may soon mirror China on Darfur