Civil.ge subscribes to the Code of Ethics of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ Code of Ethics), which is based on the following principles:
- Seek truth and report it: Ethical journalism should be accurate and fair. Journalists should be honest and courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting information.
- Minimize harm: Ethical journalism treats sources, subjects, colleagues and members of the public as human beings deserving of respect.
- Act independently: The highest and primary obligation of ethical journalism is to serve the public.
- Be accountable and transparent: Ethical journalism means taking responsibility for one’s work and explaining one’s decisions to the public.