PCCSL receives 30 complaints

The Press Complaints Commission of Sri Lanka (PCCSL) received 30 complaints during the first quarter of this year, the PCCSL said in its latest newsletter.Of the complaints, 16 were against Sinhala newspapers, 08 against Tamil newspapers and 2 against English newspapers. The PCCSL said it had also received 4 complaints which were not concerning newspapers. The PCCSL had received the most number of complaints during the first quarter of this year in the month of February  which was 15. Bound by the Editors’ Code, the PCCSL looks to resolve complaints in a fast, free and fair procedure. Of the complaints received during the first quarter the PCCSL said it had resolved 8 cases which is 61.50 percent of the complaints.The PCCSL provides a voluntary self regulatory method to resolve inaccuracies that may occur in newspapers, magazines, journals and online editions of newspapers.

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