• Definitions of a ‘journalist’ are wide-ranging

    Definitions of a ‘journalist’ are wide-ranging0

    The Press Complaints Commission of Sri Lanka (PCCSL)  prefers this working definition – ‘Those who, within ethical norms, and as a profession, write articles or create content for publication/transmission, answering the questions ‘why’, ‘what’, ‘who’, ‘when’, ‘where’ and ‘how’ in order to inform, educate or entertain , are ‘journalists’. Thus an occasional blogger who puts

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  • Taliban kill top Afghan government media official as fighting rages

    Taliban kill top Afghan government media official as fighting rages0

    KABUL – The Taliban shot dead the head of the Afghan government’s media information centre Friday (6) near a mosque in the capital, days after warning they would target senior administration figures in retaliation for increased air strikes. The assassination of one of the government’s leading voices follows another bloody day of fighting in Afghanistan

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  • Trump administration secretly seized phone records of Times reporters

    Trump administration secretly seized phone records of Times reporters0

    Trump administration secretly seized phone records of Times reporters – head WASHINGTON — The Trump Justice Department secretly seized the phone records of four New York Times reporters spanning nearly four months in 2017 as part of a leak investigation, the Biden administration disclosed Wednesday (2). It was the latest in a series of revelations

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