4.1 The Council is a membership organization consisting of full members and associate members, provided that only full members will be entitled to vote in the election of the members of the Board.
4.2 Full membership of the Council is open to individuals and Institutions involved in media-related work or “media advocacy”, who support and subscribe to the aims and objectives of the Council, including the following:-
(a) media houses and outlets;
(b) journalist training institutions;
(c) journalist trade unions;
(d) professional journalists associations;
(e) Press clubs”.
4.3 Associate membership of the Council is open to individuals and institutions that support and subscribe to the aims and objectives of the Council and are engaged in any of the following business areas:
(a) Publishing articles for the media;
(b) Advertising in the media;
(c) Making films for television broadcasting”.
4.4 All applications for membership will be submitted to the Board, which will have complete discretion whether to accept an application or not. The decision of the Board will be final.