The Sofia Globe: Editorial Charter

  1. The Sofia Globe is intended for foreign and local readers with an interest in editorial content about, in order of priority, Bulgaria, Central and Eastern Europe, the European Union and the continent of Europe, and the wider world.
  2. The Sofia Globe puts first the interests of its readers, striving to provide them with journalism that is accurate, informed, unbiased and free of considerations of commercial or political influence.
  3. The Sofia Globe supports the values of a free and responsible media and supports the free exchange of facts, ideas and opinions.
  4. The Sofia Globe proceeds, without exception, in line with its code of ethics for journalists and code of conduct for all employees.
  5. The Sofia Globe will, at all times and without exception, identify content for which any form of payment has been made.
  6. The Sofia Globe will not align itself with any individual political party but will, on a non-partisan basis, promote the positive development of Bulgaria.
  7. The Sofia Globe may exercise corporate social responsibility through media partnerships with legitimate charities or other socially-worthy causes.
  8. The Sofia Globe may choose to support causes that are to the general benefit of the population.
  9. The Sofia Globe will never make itself party to any form of negative discrimination on the grounds of race, ethnicity, language, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or mental or physical disability but in contrast will promote the values of tolerance.

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Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Clive Leviev-Sawyer is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of The Sofia Globe. He is the author of the book Bulgaria: Politics and Protests in the 21st Century (Riva Publishers, 2015), and co-author of the book Bulgarian Jews: Living History (The Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria 'Shalom', 2018). He is also the author of Power: A Political Novel, available via, and, on the lighter side, Whiskers And Other Short Tales of Cats (2021), also available via Amazon. He has translated books and numerous texts from Bulgarian into English.

One thought on “The Sofia Globe: Editorial Charter

  • June 4, 2012 at 9:36 AM

    Kudos to you for filling this much-needed role. Independent and honest journalism is so rare in our region. Wishing you both editorial and commercial success!

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