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Media Council Of Malawi
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Mandated to promote self regulation and professionalism in the media industry in Malawi.
The council upholds and maintain the freedom of the media in Malawi, including the freedom of expression and the public right to freely receive and impart information and opinion, and to defend/protect the media from undue pressure from any source.
The primary role of the media in society is to Inform, Educate and Entertain. The media provide fact-based, balanced and reliable information to the public so that they can make decisions based on facts. The media provides a crucial role in providing information, platforms and means to empower underrepresented groups.