Many news papers and media outlets have stated that are losing sponsor like no other.
These new medias in Maldives highly depend on state own companies sponsors to operate their business. One of the largest new website vaguthu news said the news paper might come to halt due losing of sponsorship.
In other news papers have reported many of the news papers are facing hard times. An employee from a very reliable huge media news channel have confirmed there salaries have been slashed due to COVID-19 outbreak. The employee has requested not to disclose the name of news channel and identity of employees.
As many of huge business faces clashes in there operations due to COVID-19. This has made local state run media’s to have hard time running there operations.