Editorial: Issues of Ethics and Methods in Studying Social Media
Sormanen, N., & Lauk, E. (2016). Editorial: Issues of Ethics and Methods in Studying Social Media. Media and Communication, 4 (4), 63-65. doi:10.17645/mac.v4i4.793
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The Editorial raises some challenging ethical and methodological aspects of Internet based research (such as protection of informational privacy, informed consent, general ethical guidelines vs case-based approach), which are further discussed in the five articles of this special issue.