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The UNP leadership: Democratic values vs political efficacy (The Media Analysis Vol.10, No. 03)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse: The UNP leadership: Democratic values vs political efficacy Ranjan: No momentum in counter narratives Doubts brewing over plantation pay raise? The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reporting in the ve...

Ranjan’s calls: Final nail in yahapaalanaya coffin? (The Media Analysis Vol.10, No. 02)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse: Ranjan’s calls: Final nail in yahapaalanaya coffin? Three positions on the three amendments Gotabaya: Celebrated for policy and persona The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reporting in the vernacular...

UNP MPs arrested: Justifications overshadow criticisms (The Media Analysis Vol.10, No. 01)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse: UNP MPs arrested: Justifications overshadow criticisms Sinhala only policy for the national anthem First impressions of GR’s presidency The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reporting in the vernacular...

Old wrinkles on new faces (The Media Analysis Vol.9, No. 45)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse: Old wrinkles on new faces The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reporting in the vernacular press. The Media Analysis is emailed to subscribers every week. For inquiries, email  

Gota: Ascendency gathers momentum (The Media Analysis Vol.9, No. 44)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse: Gota: Ascendency gathers momentum The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reporting in the vernacular press.  The Media Analysis is emailed to subscribers every week. For inquiries, email

Election results: The narrative of vindication (The Media Analysis Vol.9, No. 43)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse: Election results: The narrative of vindication The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reporting in the vernacular press.  The Media Analysis is emailed to subscribers every week. For inquiries, email

Presidential contest marked by insecurity and fear (The Media Analysis Vol.9, No. 42)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse: Presidential contest marked by insecurity and fear The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reporting in the vernacular press. The Media Analysis is emailed to subscribers every week. For inquiries, email

2019 Presidential Election: Three polarities (The Media Analysis Vol.9, No. 41)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse: 2019 Presidential Election: Three polarities The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reporting in the vernacular press. The Media Analysis is emailed to subscribers every week. For inquiries, email

Converging characteristics in binary competition (The Media Analysis Vol.9, No. 39 & 40)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse: Converging characteristics in binary competition The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reporting in the vernacular press. The Media Analysis is emailed to subscribers every week. For inquiries, email ...

Candidates jockeying in the presidential race (The Media Analysis Vol.9, No. 38)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse : Candidates jockeying in the presidential race The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reporting in the vernacular press. The Media Analysis is emailed to subscribers every week. For inquiries, email

Flux and dynamics of political positions (The Media Analysis Vol.9, No. 37)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse: 1.Flux and dynamics of political positions The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reporting in the vernacular press. The Media Analysis is emailed to subscribers every week. For inquiries, email

Premadasa’s nomination: Shaped by association? (The Media Analysis Vol.9, No. 36)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse: Premadasa’s nomination: Shaped by association? Tensions in Nayaru: Buddhist monastic exceptionalism? Dilrukshi’s call cripples yahapaalanaya’s credibility The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reportin...

SLRC: Tussles for state media (The Media Analysis Vol.9, No. 34 & 35)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse: SLRC: Tussles for state media UNP candidate: Democracy in the doldrums? Corruption overshadows the Lotus Tower The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reporting in the vernacular press.   The Media Ana...

SLFP convention: Repositioning party and president (The Media Analysis Vol.9, No. 33)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse: SLFP convention: Repositioning party and president Rethinking the executive presidency Elpitiya election: A litmus test? The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reporting in the vernacular press.  The M...

UNP candidate: Sajith plays the Gota card? (The Media Analysis Vol.9, No. 32)

The Media Analysis is a subscription based product that analyses the three main issues in the Sinhala press in a given week. In this issue we analyse: UNP candidate: Sajith plays the Gota card? Army commander: Sirisena plays the Mahinda card? The Media Analysis observes how the press frames reportages and includes a gap analysis where reportages from the Sinhala and Tamil press are compared and contrasted. Differences between the two are often significant, and gives readers an insight into the major trends in press reporting in the vernacular press. The Media Analysis is emailed to sub...