[Air-l] Ethics of Internet Research conference deadline now April 30; ethics of linking paper added

Lois Ann Scheidt lscheidt at indiana.edu
Wed Apr 21 06:12:54 PDT 2004

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Lois Ann Scheidt MPA MIS SPHR CCP
Doctoral Student
School of Library and Information Science
Indiana University
Bloomington IN USA
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Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 13:49:06 -0600
From: Bruce Henderson <bruce.henderson at colorado.edu>
Subject: Re: ethics; continuatiion of New Research for New Media

 Ethics of Internet Research conference deadline now April 30; ethics of
linking paper added

Deadline extended until April 30; ethics of linking presentation added

The New Media Center at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at
the University of Colorado at Boulder, and The Institute for New Media
Studies at the University of Minnesota, invite you to apply for
participation in an upcoming workshop and symposium:

Understanding Internet Research Ethics

Please join us and our distinguished speakers and workshop leaders for
days of exploring and discussing ethics issues involving Internet
The workshop/symposium will be held from June 17-19, 2004, at the
of Boulder at Colorado.

Complete conference information is at http://newmedia.colorado.edu/ethics

We are asking attendees to submit questions or scenarios involving
research ethical dilemmas to be discussed fully during the conference.

The deadline for registration and submission of scenarios is EXTENDED TO
APRIL 30. 

The speakers and workshop leaders for this conference are:

Michael J. Bugeja, director of the Greenlee School of Journalism and
Communication at Iowa State University, is an ethicist and author of 18
books, including Living Without Fear: Understanding Cancer and the New
Therapies and Living Ethics: Developing Values in Mass Communication. His
latest work, Interpersonal Divide: The Search for Community in a
Technological Age, is forthcoming in August from Oxford Univ. Press. Dr.
Bugeja is a frequent source about media, technology and ethics,
by American Journalism Review, Chronicle of Higher Education, Columbia
Journalism Review, Newsday, and Fox News and CBS radio.  His writing and
creative works have appeared in a variety of publications, including
Harpers, The Chronicle Review, Word & World, Editor & Publisher, Quill,
Journalism Educator, and Journalism Quarterly. His awards include a
Endowment for the Arts fellowship, a National Endowment for the Humanities
grant, and an Ohio Arts Council fellowship, among others.

Dr. Bugeja and Daniela Dimitrova, assistant professor in the School of
Journalism and Mass Communication at Iowa State University, will present
their co-authored paper examining the ethics of using online citations,
entitled "The Half-Life of Internet Footnotes."

o Charles Ess is Professor of Philosophy and Religion and Distinguished
Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Drury University, Springfield,
Missouri. He has chaired the ethics working committee of the Association
Internet Researchers ( AoIR ).  The committee developed the first
interdisciplinary, international set of ethical guidelines for online
research, as approved by AoIR in November, 2002 ( ).  More recently, Dr.
has served as a consultant for the RESPECT Project of the European
Commission, as it seeks to develop ethical guidelines for socio-economic
research throughout the European Union.

o Elizabeth Buchanan is an assistant professor and co-director of the
for Information Policy Research at the School of Information Studies,
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is the editor of the 2003 book
"Readings in Virtual Research Ethics: Issues and Controversies", and is a
guest editor for a forthcoming special issue of Journal of Information
Ethics. She currently teaches courses in ethics and technology, research
methods, distance education, and intellectual freedom.  Elizabeth has
recently published a chapter in Intellectual Property Rights in a
World: Theory and Practice, and has two chapters in the second edition of
Readings in Cyberethics

o Annette Markham is an assistant professor at University of Illinois at
Chicago, where she teaches courses in Internet and Identity, Ethnography,
Critical Organizational Communication, and Interpretive Qualitative
Her ethnographically based research of Internet use and experience is well
represented in her book _Life Online:  Researching real experience in
virtual space_ (AltaMira, 1998).  Her current research explores the
methodological practices and epistemological challenges of studying
Internet-mediated cultural contexts and of conducting qualitative research
using internet-based technologies.

o Phil Weiser has a joint appointment at the University of Colorado in the
Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Department and the School of Law and
serves as the Executive Director of the Silicon Flatirons

He is currently working on a book (with Jon Nuechterlein) on
Telecommunications Policy:  The Law and Economics of Competition in the
Digital Age," which will be published in the spring of 2005 by MIT Press.
Weiser served as the Senior Counsel for Telecommunications Policy to Joel
Klein, Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, at the U.S.
Department of Justice.  Professor Weiser teaches and writes in the areas
of telecommunications regulation, antitrust policy, intellectual property
and constitutional law.

Bruce Henderson
Associate Professor
Director, New Media Center
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
University of Colorado at Boulder

Nora Paul
Director, Institute for New Media Studies
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
University of Minnesota

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