THE ROLE OF THE INSTITUTE OF MALTESE JOURNALISTS
Conscious of the fundamental right of information and of preserving the freedom of the News Media (both print and broadcast / electronic), The Institute of Maltese Journalists shall endeavour to upgrade the character of the Maltese News Media in accordance with the highest professional standards by providing a structure to:
1.1 enhance the ability of our members as professional journalists through the establishment of a Continuous Professional Development Scheme (CPD);
1.2 achieve professional status for journalists;
1.3 represent and defend the rights of journalists where freedom of information and the News Media are concerned;
1.4 provide opportunities for journalists to meet and exchange views and ideas;
1.5 offer a range of services of professional and personal benefit to members.