Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association
Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association, incorporated by Parliament Act No. 46 of 1987, is a full member of the International Federation of Journalists. It is registered as a trade union for working journalists with the Commissioner of Labor under Trade Union Registration No. 8528. The Association consists of the membership in the print, electronic and online media in the country.
Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association aims to protect the professional rights of journalists and to advocate for the use of public service media by engaging in journalistic ethical reporting. The Association strongly believes that media freedom is an essential element in building a democratic state and unconditionally advocates for the right of the journalist to pursue his/her career freely.
Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association believes that the media should be governed by the principles of self-regulation and is committed to it. That is why the Association works as a member of the Sri Lanka Press Institute.