Veteran Lankan journalist Edwin Ariyadasa in conversation with science writer Nalaka Gunawardene. Recorded in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 12 October 2012 - a few weeks ahead of Ariyadasa's 90th birthday.
In the second video segment, we ask him for his views on the ‘Golden Age’ of Lankan print journalism. He takes a realistic assessment of the quality of Lankan print media today (2012), and wonders if newspapers in their current form have a future. He then moves on to recalling the early days of television broadcasting in Sri Lanka, where he played a key advisory role.
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