Based on the UNESCO media development indicators, for the development of media landscape in Sri Lanka a study was initiated by NSMR in March 2015. Funds and consultancy services were provided by the International Media Support. Ministry of Mass Media, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka Press Institute, journalists’ organizations and SARD extended their cooperation to the study. That study report was and handover to policy makers including the Prime Minister and Leader of the opposition, at ceremony in Colombo in 3rd June, the world press freedom day, 2016. The study report also handover to consultation committee of new constitution.
NSMR is supported by the voluntary contributions of many people, including Working Groups, committees and task forces and at grass-roots level networks. NSCR’s members promote and defend the interests of the media industry, media researchers, and media watch dog activists in terms of freedom of expression, media pluralism, media diversity media accountability and media literacy.