Self-evaluation for media

A Newspaper Published by World Institute for Asian Studies. Vol. 7 No. Aung San Suu Kyi is now serving her third term of house arrest. The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. In the age of information the role of the media plays an integral part to convey “what’s happening” in ones country as well as internationally. The information relayed in print or electronically is usually left to the viewer or listener to “decide” & “judge” for himself. However, of late, especially in Sri Lanka the very people tasked with bringing “information” to the people find themselves part of that very story. By and large it is a difficult question to answer but at the same time no one has any right to attack another human being for whatever reason. Adding confusion to the situation is when the attacks on media immediately insinuates the involvement of the Government as perceived b...
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