The Editors Forum has developed a structured programme that seeks to guide an orderlydevelopment of its members and institution. The current programme that covers 2017-2022 was approved at the SEF Bi-Annual General Meeting (BGM) in Pigg’s Peak 16-18December 2016.The programme forms the basis any engagements with partners.It supports 5 (five) thematic areas.
Supporting independence of the watchdog: Freedom of Speech and Press Freedom are usuallythe first casualty in an erosion of democratic values.
1. Institutional capacity building for a vibrant professional programme promoting aquality forum and fully engaged membership united under a common purpose of pressfreedom.
3.1 Ethical practice – Journalistic respect for good citizenship and ethical practice as thepillars for the principles and….
4.1 Access to information – to seek improved access to information at all levels ofSwaziland society and to promote diversity of media and sources of information acrossall media genres available all regions.4.2 Quality of information – Improved flow of information within and betweencommunities and increased the quantity and quality in exchange of intercommunity andinterregional news and information.
5.2 Education and training – to seek Improved credibility and accuracy of news contentresulting from evidence based application of analytical tools in the qualitative andquantitative processing of information