Centre for Policy Alternatives on 20 November, 2015

Internet Governance Forum 2015

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a multi-stakeholder, democratic and transparent forum facilitating discussion on public policy issues related to Internet governance by all stakeholders. The discussions at the 2015 forum were framed around the theme ‘Evolution of Internet governance: Empowering Sustainable Development’, supported by eight sub-themes – Cybersecurity and trust, The Internet economy, Inclusiveness […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 9 October, 2015

Saving Sunil: A study of dangerous speech around a Facebook page dedicated to Sgt. Sunil Rathnayake

‘Saving Sunil – a study of dangerous speech around Facebook page dedicated to Sgt. Sunil Rathnayake’ continues the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) study of online discourse, particularly over social media, around dangerous and hate speech, following its first report on the subject ‘Liking Violence: A Study of Hate Speech on Facebook in Sri Lanka’ […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 7 October, 2013

Northern Provincial Election 2013: Mainstream print media front-page coverage

Executive Summary The Northern Provincial Council (NPC) election in Sri Lanka was held on the 21 September 2013 for the first time in twenty-five years. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) won a total of 30 seats including 2 bonus seats in the 38 member council. The voter turnout was as high as 67.5%, which was […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 23 February, 2012

Media monitoring of Indian FM’s visit and promises on 13th Amendment

Media monitoring reports in Sinhala and Tamil of the Indian Foreign Minister’s visit to Sri Lanka and promises on 13th Amendment. Download the full report in Sinhala or Tamil. Madyawalokana – 13th Amendment (Tamil) Madyawalokana – 13th Amendment (Sinhala)

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 25 May, 2011

Media Monitoring Report, March 2011: Reportage of LLRC’s hearings in Puttalam and Mannar

The Media Unit of the Centre for Policy Alternatives conducts qualitative and quantitative monthly media monitoring of mainstream print and broadcast media in Sinhala and Tamil. Each month, mainstream media coverage of a specific incident, region or process is quantitatively and qualitatively analysed along with general observations on media bias and violation of established media […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 26 March, 2010

Post Presidential Election/ General Election & the Future of Sri Lanka

Post Presidential Election/ General Election & the Future of Sri Lanka (Tamil Language Publication)

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 31 January, 2010

Post-presidential election violence ? 3rd update

31 January 2010: Summary of post-election violence incidents received to CMEV by 4.30 pm. Available here – http://cmev.wordpress.com/2010/01/31/post-presidential-election-violence-%e2%80%93-3rd-update/

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