First, we should redefine, not abandon, objectivity as one of the principles that define responsible journalism. Second, we should develop ethical guidelines for specific forms of new media — guidelines that are consistent with general principles such as truth-telling.
Does new media require a new definition of objectivity? In this article, Stephan Ward argues that, yes, it does. Ward suggests that in order for ethics to prosper, objectivity must be redefined within the constraints of a new domain. In this case, new media journalism.