Thursday, January 8, 2009

Journalists hold key to defeat terrorism: Blake

By Dinidu de Alwis

(DM)Journalists hold the key to defeating terrorism by addressing the root causes, said the US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Robert Blake.

He made these remarks at the new intake of students for the Sri Lanka College of Journalism. US Agency for International Development (USAID) provided full scholarships for eighteen young people from the Eastern and the Uva Provinces.

Ambassador Blake also condemned the attack on MTV/MBC and noted the media industry in Sri Lanka was under threat. Full Text