Stephen J.A. Ward, J-Source |

At a recent conference on the future of ethical journalism, several journalists argued that the current media revolution does not entail a revolution in ethics.

Despite social media, Twitter and online journalism, their positions on maintaining ethics were surprisingly conservative: Reinforce existing principles and apply them to new forms of journalism. As one participant said, journalism should remain committed to truth-telling and to serving the public.

Stephen J.A. Ward, J-Source |

At a recent conference on the future of ethical journalism, several journalists argued that the current media revolution does not entail a revolution in ethics.

Despite social media, Twitter and online journalism, their positions on maintaining ethics were surprisingly conservative: Reinforce existing principles and apply them to new forms of journalism. As one participant said, journalism should remain committed to truth-telling and to serving the public.

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