Media Development Authority:
Govt calls suggestions
The Government calls for suggestions and comments from media
organizations, professional bodies, interest groups and individuals for
the proposed Media Development Authority.
The Media Development Authority aims at ensuring due recognition for
the print and electronic media. Further, it will incorporate measures to
improve professionalism while ensuring that journalism is recognised as
a profession with its own quality standards and norms.
Since the MDA Bill is in the initial stages of drafting, Director
General of Government Information, Prof Ariyaratna Athugala, requests
proposals and suggestions in the following format, a press release of
the Government Information Department said.
Suggestion for Proposed Media
Development Authority MDA
Name of the Proposer
Comments: Pl provide the brief
outline where necessary oral
representations will be called for