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“Investigative Reporting and Current Trends” Series of Seminars conducted by the Sri Lanka Press Council

“Investigative Reporting and Current Trends” Series of Seminars conducted by the Sri Lanka Press Council

The third seminar of the series of monthly seminars conducted by the Sri Lanka Press Council had been held recently (26.02.2016) on “Investigative Reporting and its Current Trends” in the Auditorium of the Department of Government Information. The lecture was conducted by the veteran journalist and Consultant Editor of “Ravaya” Mr. Victor Ivan.

These seminars have been conducted with the objective of raising subjective knowledge of journalists, university students following the subject of Mass Media, students and various other professionals interested in the field of media. Number of journalists, university students representing the Universities of Sri Jayawardenapura, Kelaniya, Colombo and the Sripalee Wing attended this seminar.

Distinguished guests including the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Press Council, Mr. Koggala Wellala Bandula, Director General of Information Mrs. Darshani Goonathilake, Head of the Department of Mass Communication of the Kelaniya University Mr. Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa, Prof. Sunanda Mahendra, Senior Lecturer of the University Mr. Vijayananda Rupasinghe and the Press Commissioner Mr. Niroshana Thambawita graced the occasion.

Expressing views on the occasion, the Acting Press Commissioner further added that such programmes will be conducted every month and any individual interested in the subject can attend this programme in future.

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