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Is Modern News Journalism in Sri Lanka clouded by Sharebait Posts?

When you hear the word “NEWS” what do you instantaneously associate it with? Perhaps you would think of a popular TV news programme, or a newspaper’s online portal, or even your favourite Social Media outlet, and if you like to keep it traditional, a newspaper. You may have not paid a lot of attention to …

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The Case of PickMe and Uber: An Analysis of their Social Media Activity

Just like Cricket and Tea, hailing tuks has become a part of Sri Lanka’s identity and culture. So, why are we always complaining about it? And if we do have a problem with the regular tuks on the road, why don’t we use traditional taxi-hailing companies like Kangaroo Cabs or OnlineCabs? First, the prices are …

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Is bullying the bullies, the way out? – Proposed Criminalization of Social Media Defamation

Daily News recently published an article regarding the possible introduction of a new law to control defamation in the form of slander and libel pertaining to Social Media. This law is said to have been proposed by the Law Commission to the Justice Ministry, which would treat defamation as a criminal offence.   The article …

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Social Media Analysis: #StandForKesara

‘Social Media Analysis: #StandforKesara’ analyzes the Social media buzz surrounding an autistic rape victim. Kesara Kahandaliyanage, a 23-year-old came out of silence with allegations that he has been raped by 4 fellow employees of Green Cabin restaurant on its premises. Kesara is an exceptional individual suffering from autism. The social Media buzz around these allegations …

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