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Earlier This Year, the Dalai Lama offered advice to 500 editors, media executives, and journalists from over a hundred countries. They had gathered in New Delhi, for the International Press Institute World Congress and 50th General Assembly.

Giving the keynote address for the conference, the Dalai Lama spoke on "Freedom of the Press."

"My opinion is that freedom of the press is important for two reasons," he said. "First, individual problems and those of a nation both happen because of the lack of knowledge of reality. There is a great need for education to show the true reality. Second, because of overpopulation, the world has become smaller. Each nation heavily depends on other nations, but in our minds we still have a large gap between reality and obsession. To reduce this gap, we need clear awareness. Humanity is the key. ...

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