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
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:…..
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.