عنوان مقاله [English]
Now, in the age of communication and in the light of phenomena such as weblogs, man is able to produce and extend his own ideas and views to the interior and exterior horizons in the hyperspace of internet freely and far from limitations of the previous media. In the contemporary world, weblogs are considered as media which are not fully supervised and controlled by the governmental institutions and, because of their characteristics, have managed to transcend the limitations of and obstacles to the previous media, and enjoy more capability and freedom in presentation of information and exchange of opinions. Though weblogging has drawn scientific attention, not so much quantitative works have been done concerning it; and, some of such works have suffered certain limitations. In the present article, to gather data and study the place of ethics in weblogging, library methodology has been employed. Finally, ethical codes of weblogging have been recognized in four fields: truth telling, accountability, minimizing harm, and attribution.