UNESCO welcomed the initiative taken by the CMEM to reward the positive efforts of journalists, reporting on the health crisis and related challenges. The call, open to all professional journalists and newsrooms, received a broad response, as a total of 66 stories written by 30 different authors participated in the competition.

Interview with Pieter Knapen, General Secretary and an Ombudsman of the Flemish Press Council, Belgium

Interview with Daphne Koene, General Secretary of the Press Council in Netherlands

Media self-regulation implies an effective link among the media, the industry and the public. The Council of Media Ethics of Macedonia (CMEM) strongly emphasizes the internal connection and capacity building of its bodies in relation to information exchange and joint planning of the strategic development. In this process, the connection and regular exchange of information are of an exceptional importance. More in the CMEM’s video “The Public – a Key Partner for Effective Self-Regulation”, prepared within the project “Achieving increased accountability and transparency through participation and inclusion”.

The Council of Media Ethics, at its today's press conference, announced the awards of the competition for best journalistic stories in the sphere of social and social life, focusing on the promotion of human rights and the promotion of the rights of socially vulnerable and marginalized groups.

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The Macedonian Information Agency made a decision to provide free services to internet portals in the next three months, until the end of the local elections.

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.