The code of ethics was prepared by the Professional Web Journalists’ Association.
The President, expressing his views said that the launch of code of ethics for web journalists is a great effort for the development of this field.
President Sirisena further said that this effort is a fulfillment of a timely need for the betterment of the whole society not only for the field of media but for the political field as well.
He also promised to allocate a time in the near future to discuss the issues faced by web journalists.
Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera, the Director General of Government Information, Sudarshana Gunawardena, the Convener of the Professional Web Journalists’ Association, Freddy Gamage, Secretary Kelum Shivantha and other members of the Association participated in this meeting. (Colombo Gazette)