[Air-L] Ethics and Facebook Research?
shakmatt at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 04:08:35 PST 2009
There is an ACM-CHI workshop on the topic (deadline Nov 20th) by Amy
Bruckman, Bob Kraut and others that looks to be good.
On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 3:18 AM, Charles Ess <charles.ess at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Jessica, all,
> FWIW, here's my reply to Angela, with a copy to Elizabeth Buchanan and Heidi
> the AoIR ethics statement is currently under revision - in part, precisely
> so as to focus on the ethical issues that emerge with SNSs, games, blogging,
> etc. Elizabeth Buchanan is chair of that committee and may be able to
> report on recent progress - she'll know if anyone does.
> In the meantime, Heidi McKee and James Porter have a _terrific_ book with
> Peter Lang coming out soon, _ The Ethics of Internet Research: A Rhetorical,
> Case-based Process_, that includes a chapter on "Researching Blogs, Chats,
> Discussion Forums, and Social Networking Sites." I don't know how much of
> that Heidi and Jim can share with you at this stage, but I recommend you get
> in touch with them to ask.
> For my part, I'm working up a presentation on "Facebook and Ethics:
> Preliminary Issues, Possible Frameworks and Resolutions" as part of a
> workshop on "Cultures of Facebook," a seminar organized by Anja Bechmann and
> the Centre for Internet Research, Department of Information and Media
> Studies, Aarhus University - see:
> As usual, I'll be happy to share slides and notes - a good portion of which
> will draw from the McKee & Porter text, as well as from recent work by
> Michael Zimmer and other contributors and participants at this year's
> preconference workshop on Internet research ethics.
> Hope this helps!
> - charles ess
> Institut for Informations- og Medievidenskab
> Helsingforsgade 14
> 8200 Århus N.
> mail: <imvce at hum.au.dk>
> tel: (+45) 8942 9250
> Distinguished Research Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies
> Drury University, Springfield, Missouri 65802 USA
> Exemplary persons seek harmony, not sameness. -- Analects 13.23
> On 11/12/09 8:26 AM, "Jessica Richman" <jessica.richman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'd like to see them too; can you post to the group?
>> On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 6:56 AM, Angela Thomas <angelaathomas at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Hello All,
>>> I wonder whether anybody might be able to point me to any papers or updated
>>> ethics statements from AoIR / the AoIR membership about the ethics of
>>> conducting research on facebook please.
>>> Many thanks in advance,
>>> Angela Thomas, PhD
>>> English, Arts and New Media Literacies
>>> University of Sydney
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