Govt urged media to comply with regulations on drone reporting - News Summed Up

Govt urged media to comply with regulations on drone reporting


NewsThe government urged all media institutes to comply with regulations introduced by Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAASL) when using drones for newsreporting purposes, a statement from the the Ministry of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media said. Respecting ethics, privacy and being mindful of the safety of those under and around the theatre of flight operations must be paramount." the statement said. The new directive comes as concerns were raised over coverage of exhumation of slain journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge’s body in Colombo and unrest in Hambantota. The full statement can be accessed here:Drone Journalism in Sri Lanka (E)


Source: Sunday Times January 11, 2017 06:05 UTC





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