Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* International conference on journalism ethics in Sri Lanka
Tue, Jan 14, 2014, 09:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka Press Institute, the leading media development institute in Sri Lanka, is holding an international conference on journalism ethics to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Press Complaints Commission of Sri Lanka (PCCSL).

The International Conference on Self-Regulation & Ethical News Reporting opened Monday at the Sri Lanka Press Institute in Colombo.

The three-day conference from January13-15 was originally scheduled to be held from November 10-12, 2013 but postponed to this year due to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings that took place in Colombo from November 10-17.

According to the organizers, the conference aims at bringing together academics, researchers, professionals and media practitioners from Asia and worldwide for a productive and rewarding exchange of insights, experiences, views and perspectives on the need for self-regulation and Ethics in news reporting.

Among the key speakers are Programme Specialist Communication of UNESCO Mrs. Iskra Paverska, Professor and Communication Studies Chairperson, Plattsburgh State University, New York Ms. Shakuntala Rao, Director, International Centre, Goa, India Ms. Nandini Sahai and the executive director of the Centre for Law and Democracy, a Canadian-based human rights non-governmental organization Mr. Toby Mendel.

Sri Lanka Press Institute offers systematic training for journalists, promotes self-regulation in the print media, and advocates for a free and responsible media in Sri Lanka.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Air Force asks MoD to take action against former director of operations - report
-- [48 minutes ago]
In Pictures: Sri Lanka Freedom Party May Day rally in Galle
-- [1 hour and 14 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Transport Board paid Rs. 42 million to ferry people to May Day rallies
-- [1 hour and 35 minutes ago]
WIPO commends Sri Lanka for concrete deliverables under IP Action Plan
-- [1 hour and 54 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka celebrates World Labor Day today
-- [8 hours ago]
Northern Province CM issued notice to appear in apex court over NPC resolution - report
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lankan PM emphasizes the responsibility of Labor unions to safeguard the rights of the workers
Sri Lankan President calls for a firm commitment to make the victories achieved by working people a reality
Northern Province CM says a federal system will unite Sri Lanka and not divide
JCI launches BIZMEET 2016 to promote ethical business practices

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.