- Each EDJNet member has full editorial independence within the context of the project, meaning that it has the right to suggest topics and angles and it is entitled to refuse coverage of a story if it does not fit within its editorial scope.
- EDJNet respects the identity of each member with news visually attributable to them; in turn each member clearly refers to EDJNet when publishing items produced within the context of the project.
- The editorial line of EDJNet is agreed by its members so as to benefit from diversity and enhance the network’s added value and the European perspective.
- EDJNet members are committed to producing quality journalism and to respecting journalism’s highest ethical and professional standards, as mentioned by the Munich Declaration.
- EDJNet members are independent of any instruction, pressure or request from any EU institution, any EU member state or any other state or institution in all matters concerning the editorial content that is produced and published under its brand.
- EDJNet members do not offer to any person in EU institutions any gift or consideration of any kind as an inducement or reward for doing or for having done any act.