Anticipating of the upcoming media sector reforms arising from the Przhino’s Agreement, a group of media organizations submitted to the Government a Request for implementation of systemic media reforms that emphasized the priority issues that require urgent legislative changes and practical measures to be implemented by the competent institutions.
The Council of Media Ethics has a noble role to constantly remind media and journalists of professional ethics. It is about principles that are not only protecting the profession and its members, but also the democracy and its wider influence, said the Head of the EU Delegation Samuel Žbogar at today's conference of CMEM, held at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Skopje.
The Council of Media Ethics of Macedonia (CMEM) is organizing its regular annual Assembly, on 30 March (Thursday), starting at 10:00h, at the Hotel Grand Plaza, Skopje.
The Council of Media Ethics of Macedonia (CMEM) condemns yesterday's physical attack on the journalist of TV 24, Christian Banevski.
The experiences and perspectives of the Council on Media Ethics of Macedonia (CMEM) was the main topic of the debate held on February 2, in Skopje.
CMEM's Complaints Commission made 76 decisions for violation of professional journalistic standards. The overview is presented in the following link.
"This is an opportunity to discuss the past experiences of the Council of Media Ethics with the media management, and to get acquainted with the experiences of other councils," Marina Tuneva, the executive director of CMEM, said at the beginning of the meeting, held on 17 October in Skopje.
The Council of Media Ethics of Macedonia has successfully implemented the regional conference “Challenges for the press councils in the region of Balkans”, in Skopje, from May 18 – 19th, where representatives of the self-regulatory bodies from Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Serbia and Montenegro took part. The event was organized together with the OSCE Mission to Skopje and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands.
The Council of Media Ethic of Macedonia (CMEM) received support from the European Union and UNESCO to participate in the project “Building trust in the media of Southeast Europe and Turkey”.
At a press conference held on March 10, at the EU InfoCentre in Skopje, the Council of Media Ethics of Macedonia (CMEM) reminded the media of the great role and responsibilities for professional reporting and contribution to improving the situation in the media.
Many media signed the Charter for ethical reporting on elections at the ceremony, held at the EU InfoCentre, on 12 February. The Charter was prepared by the Council of Media Ethics of Macedonia (CMEM), and its content is based on the most important and universal principles of the profession, contained in the documents and publications of the International Federation of Journalists, the Initiative for Ethical Journalism, the Reuters Foundation, Reporters Without Borders, Article 19, and so on.