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Embattled media : democracy, governance and reform in Sri Lanka / edited by William Crawley, David Page, Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena.
Contributor(s): Crawley, William | Page, David | Pinto-Jayawardena, Kishali.Material type: BookPublisher: Los Angeles : Sage Publications, 2015Description: xxi, 396 p. ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789351500629 (hbk.).Subject(s): Mass media -- Sri Lanka | Mass media -- Government policy -- Sri Lanka | Civil society -- Sri Lanka | Democracy -- Sri LankaDDC classification: 302.23095493 EMB Online resources: Table of contents
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Preface Democracy, Governance and Media Reform: Sri Lanka and the Wider Region I: THE PRINT MEDIA IN SRI LANKA The Erosion of Media Freedoms: Some Historical Reflections - Sinha Ratnatunga Minority Media at the Crossroads - Ameen Izzadeen Journalism on the Front Line - Amal Jayasinghe Women Journalists: Fighting the Good Fight - Namini Wijedasa II: ELECTRONIC AND NEW MEDIA The Political Economy of the Electronic Media - Tilak Jayaratne and Sarath Kellapotha New Media, Old Mindsets - Nalaka Gunawardene III: LEGAL AND INSTITUTIONAL REFORMS One Step Forward, Many Steps Back: Media Law Reform Examined - Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena and Gehan Gunatilleke Why a Right to Information Act Is an Urgent Necessity - Jayantha de Almeida Guneratne IV: MEDIA EDUCATION AND REFORM Media Education: A Curricular Review - Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena and Gehan Gunatilleke Media Education and the Tamil Community: A View from the North and the East - S. Raguram Putting the Citizen First: New Approaches to Media Literacy - Tilak Jayaratne and Sarath Kellapotha V:FUTURE PROSPECTS Challenges Ahead and a Call for Action - Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena and Gehan Gunatilleke Conclusion: Media Reform in a National and Global Context Glossary Bibliography Index
Insights into the importance of independent media for democratic governance in the wider South Asian region!