Dispute Resolution
Press Freedom
Appropriate censorship
Improve Information Flow


The Council has the following functions:-

++ To regulate the conduct and promote good ethical standards and discipline of journalists.
++ To arbitrate disputes between the public and the media; and the State and the media.
++ Film classification
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Editors Registration Process

Media Council is conducting Editors registration update for all Mass Media organizations under Section 5 Press & Journalists Act, Cap. 105.

Particulars Prescribed by the Council to be submitted to the Secretary are:…..

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Press Accreditation

Section 29 (1) Press and Journalist Act 1995 provides that ;
No person being an employee of a foreign mass media organisation or working as a freelancer for that mass media shall practise journalism in Uganda unless he or she is in possession of an accreditation card issued by the council.

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Media Council on film Classification to promote the Industry

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The role of the media to contribute effectively to development…

A spotlight on quality of Ugandan media and public voice through training

Media Council has embarked on training trainers of Journalists…

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