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The Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) is seeking inputs and proposals from media practitioners and stakeholders to review the professional code of ethics.

A statement signed by the Council’s Executive Secretary, Kajubi Mukajanga, says the review for the existing professional code of ethics which were last revised in 2010, has been necessitated by various developments within and outside the country.

Following these developments, the existing code may be outdated or cannot fully accommodate the pace of new professional changes and trends.

In order for the media to efficiently discharge its responsibilities according to the obtaining developments in the society, the Council has deemed it prudent to review the professional code of ethics.  

Inputs for the planned review should involve all practitioners covered by the code of ethics including editors, journalists, public relation officers, broadcasters, cameramen, advertising agents, photo-journalists, media owners and publishers.

The inputs and proposals should reach the Council by February 15 by hand or email through the following addresses: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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