Embattled media : democracy, governance and reform in Sri Lanka (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Embattled media : democracy, governance and reform in Sri Lanka Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Embattled media : democracy, governance and reform in Sri Lanka

Author: William Crawley; David Page; Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Insights into the importance of independent media for democratic governance in the wider South Asian region!
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Embattled media : democracy, governance and reform in Sri Lanka.
New Delhi, India : Sage, ©2015
xxi, 396 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Crawley; David Page; Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena
ISBN: 9789351502159 9351502155 9789351504917 9351504913
OCLC Number: 903245813
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 396 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Preface --
1 --
Democracy, Governance and Media Reform: Sri Lanka and the Wider Region --
Part I: The Print Media in Sri Lanka --
2 --
The Erosion of Media Freedoms: Some Historical Reflections --
3 --
Minority Media at the Crossroads --
4 --
Journalism on the Front Line --
5 --
Women Journalists: Fighting the Good Fight --
Part II: Electronic and New Media --
6 --
The Political Economy of the Electronic Media --
7 --
New Media, Old Mindsets --
Part III: Legal and Institutional Reforms --
8 --
One Step Forward, Many Steps Back: Media Law Reform Examined --
9 --
Why a Right to Information Act Is an Urgent Necessity --
Part IV: Media Education and Reform --
10 --
Media Education: A Curricular Review --
11 --
Media Education and the Tamil Community: A View from the North and the East --
12 --
Putting the Citizen First: New Approaches to Media Literacy --
Part V: Future Prospects --
13 --
Challenges Ahead and a Call for Action --
14 --
Conclusion: Media Reform in a National and Global Context --
Bibliography --
About the Editors and Contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by William Crawley, David Page, Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena.

Abstract:

Insights into the importance of independent media for democratic governance in the wider South Asian region!  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'Embattled Media is a book on the travails of the media in Sri Lanka that will be of interest to media academics, students and citizens outside the country because this collection is of a high Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.