Listening Post – Conflict coverage in Sri Lanka =AlJazeera English=

13 Feb 09

As the Sri Lankan government tightens its grip on northern strongholds long held by the Tamil Tiger rebel movement the media is being subjected to censorship, intimidation and news blackouts. The head of Sri Lankas state funded broadcaster has called on the media to restore peace and harmony. And the stakes are high. A leading editor of an opposition paper has been murdered, and international news channels find themselves threatened with expulsion from the island unless they play by the rules.


One Response

  1. i would love for Al Jazeera to be available all over the U.S… i trust their reporting quality more than CNN or Fox

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