The Council preferring the maintenance and promotion of ethics and professional standards in the media, both for its members, and in general in the media community in Macedonia.
CMEM strives for the media in Macedonia to adopt the principles of professional and ethical journalism, constantly taking care of the freedom of thought, freedom of speech and public interests.
Objectives are to promote the ethical rules and norms in journalism and raising public awareness of professional and ethical standards that should be respected by the media.
The Council of Media Ethics of Macedonia (CMEM) is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit organization, which brings its members together based on the principle of free will, in order to accomplish the goals and activities stated in the Statute. The Council bases its work on the principles of transparency and accountability and it freely promotes its views and opinions, takes initiatives and participates in building and upgrading of professional standards and ethics and their protection and promotion in the media in the country. The Council is a body of self-regulation of the media through the application of moral sanctions on those who do not observe the professional standards and the Code of Journalists.