We Elect Leaders We Understand

(Tarot from here) Written for this week’s Nation. They say we elect leaders we deserve. I don’t like the tone of it; it reeks of anger, frustration and defeat. I prefer to say we elect leaders we understand; this would, perhaps, explain why we continually allow leaders to let us down. What I am saying, […]

What Lies Between What The Govt Says And What The Govt Does (What Pun?!)

  At last week’s (5 July) media briefing on Cabinet decisions, Mass Media and Information Minister Keheliya Rambukwella made known a government decision to include news websites under the Press Council Law. This announcement came in the wake of a raid on the offices of two news websites – lankamirror andlankaxnews – and the arrest of a number […]