Revisiting the Colombo Media Declaration: Rough transcript of presentation

Rough transcript of presentation made at the Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) on the occasion of revisiting the 1998 Colombo Declaration on Media Freedom and Social Responsibility. Good afternoon. In a very brief presentation I wish to lay out some issues that I think are pertinent if we are going to revisit the 1998 Colombo … Continue reading Revisiting the Colombo Media Declaration: Rough transcript of presentation

Revisiting the Colombo Declaration on Media Freedom: The importance of new media, the web and Internet

I was invited to present some thoughts on a session on new media organised by the Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) as part of a workshop that would renew the 1998 Colombo Declaration on Media Freedom. Before the panel began, D.B. Nihalsingha, the Chair for the panel, asked Rohan Samarajiva and I what the acronym … Continue reading Revisiting the Colombo Declaration on Media Freedom: The importance of new media, the web and Internet